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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...

EWU’s 1987 women’s basketball team set the mark for the program’s success

EWU’s 1987 women’s basketball team set the mark for the program’s success

March 6, 2019

In 1987, the EWU women’s basketball team traveled to Missoula for the Mountain West Athletic Conference Tournament and beat Montana in the championship...

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...

Eagles’ 3-point scoring lifts them over Lumberjacks

Eagles’ 3-point scoring lifts them over Lumberjacks

February 23, 2019

The EWU women’s basketball team were lights out from behind the 3-point line on Saturday, scoring a season-high 13 3-pointers, topping Northern Arizona on Ree...

Bench and back-court boost Eagles over Thunderbirds

Bench and back-court boost Eagles over Thunderbirds

February 21, 2019

Five members of the EWU women’s basketball team scored in double figures as the Eagles (7-8, 8-16) defeated Southern Utah (3-13, 6-19) Thursday by a...

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...

Eagles stunned by Vandals in controversial finish

Eagles stunned by Vandals in controversial finish

February 18, 2019

Freshman guard Grace Kirscher scored 19 points and a clutch layup, while senior guard Kapri Morrow added 17 points and 11 rebounds. That wasn’t enou...

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