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Montana stops EWU one game from Big Dance for second straight year

Montana stops EWU one game from Big Dance for second straight year

March 16, 2019

For the second straight year, Montana wiped out EWU’s hopes of making the Big Dance. The Grizzlies (26-8) beat the Eagles (16-18) 68-62 in the Big Sk...

EWU men’s hoops on a roll, enter Big Sky Tournament as No. 3 seed

EWU men’s hoops on a roll, enter Big Sky Tournament as No. 3 seed

March 13, 2019

The Eagles are one of the hottest teams heading into the Big Sky Conference Tournament,  coming off their first road sweep of the season. EWU ho...

Video interview—EWU sophomore guard Jacob Davison

Video interview—EWU sophomore guard Jacob Davison

March 9, 2019

In this candid interview we cover topics ranging from his all-time favorite dunk, to overcoming injuries and what it was like moving from Southern Califo...

EWU basketball aims to play in a postseason tournament for the fifth straight year

EWU basketball aims to play in a postseason tournament for the fifth straight year

March 6, 2019

Men’s basketball has played in a postseason tournament the past four years, with a total of six appearances in the program's history. The last three...

Opinion: Don’t pick the Big Sky at the Big Dance

Opinion: Don’t pick the Big Sky at the Big Dance

March 6, 2019

Taylor Newquist is the Sports Editor for The Easterner. The opinion expressed in this article is his own and does not necessarily reflect the opinion of ...

Kidd carves a path from community college to EWU starting point guard

Kidd carves a path from community college to EWU starting point guard

March 6, 2019

Junior guard Tyler Kidd’s path to the EWU roster is unlike any of his teammates. Kidd is the only Eagle to not make the jump to Division I basketball...

Gallery: EWU vs. Sac. State, Feb. 28, 2019

Gallery: EWU vs. Sac. State, Feb. 28, 2019

March 4, 2019

Game Story: ...

Aiken’s 3-pointer steals win at the buzzer

Aiken’s 3-pointer steals win at the buzzer

March 2, 2019

Trailing by one point with just over nine seconds remaining in the game, it took a freshman to save senior night. Kim Aiken pulled up and hit a corner...

Sac State snaps EWU’s seven-game home win streak

Sac State snaps EWU’s seven-game home win streak

February 28, 2019

Sacramento State snapped a seven-game EWU home win streak on Thursday, topping the Eagles 59-56 in a sloppy, tightly contested contest at Reese Court. EWU...

Analyzing Big Sky men’s basketball fans

Analyzing Big Sky men’s basketball fans

February 20, 2019

The Big Sky Conference isn’t a premier stage in the ranks of Division I college basketball, but some team’s fans take it more seriously than others....

Eagles use size to bully Idaho in second half

Eagles use size to bully Idaho in second half

February 18, 2019

EWU’s home win streak is now up to seven games. The Eagles (10-15, 8-6) blew past Idaho (4-21, 1-13) in the second half on way to a 82-57 win on Monday. Senior...

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