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EWU junior Rylee Braeden looks to backhand the ball during a recent practice. Braeden figures to be one of EWU’s top players this season.

Trust the process

January 29, 2020

  Last season, the EWU women’s tennis team enjoyed its most successful campaign in head coach Dustin Hinson’s seven-year tenure and the best ...

EWU junior guard Jacob Davison attacks the perimeter. Davison scored 20 points in EWU's 89-84 victory over Northern Colorado Monday.

EWU knocks off Northern Colorado for another overtime victory

January 27, 2020

For the second time in as many games, the EWU men’s basketball team (6-2, 13-6) won in overtime Monday. The Eagles knocked off the Northern Colorado Bears...

EWU senior forward Mason Peatling ducks in for a layup. Peatling scored 30 points and grabbed 11 rebounds in EWU's 81-78 victory over Southern Utah Saturday.

EWU comes back in regulation, hangs on in overtime to top Southern Utah

January 26, 2020

The EWU men’s basketball team (5-2, 12-6) trailed the Southern Utah Thunderbirds (4-3, 11-7) by six points with one minute left in regulation Saturday....

David Evjen (No. 5) competes for the Colombian National Team. Evjen played for the team for two years.

Evjen takes unexpected journey to becoming EWU’s first sanctioned wheelchair basketball coach

January 21, 2020

When David Evjen was playing high school basketball as an able-bodied person in Minnesota, he never thought that he’d one day make history as EWU’s...

EWU sophomore guard Jessica McDowell-White looks to pass. McDowell-White had 18 points and 12 assists in EWU's 89-85 double-overtime loss to Montana State Saturday.

Women’s basketball falls in double overtime to first-place MSU

January 18, 2020

The EWU women's basketball team (1-5, 2-13) fell short 89-85 in double overtime to the Montana State Bobcats Saturday. MSU is in first place in the Bi...

EWU freshman point guard Ellis Magnuson has his shot blocked by Montana's Derrick Carter-Hollinger. EWU lost to UM 90-63 Thursday.

Eagles thumped by Griz in disappointing home loss

January 9, 2020

EWU (2-2, 9-6) coasted through most of its first six home games, winning each one and winning four of the six by double-digits. That streak ended Thursday,...

EWU true freshman point guard Ellis Magnuson directs the offense. Magnuson leads the Big Sky Conference in assists per game.

Magnuson puts in the work and dishes the rock

January 8, 2020

EWU point guard Ellis Magnuson moves up the court and calls out a play to his teammates. A true freshman, he takes a pick from senior Mason Peatling and...

EWU sophomore guard/forward Kim Aiken Jr. shoots a jump shot over a Montana defender. UM returns to Reese Court Thursday for an important Big Sky Conference matchup.

Eags take on Griz in important Reese Court showdown

January 8, 2020

EWU fans would rather forget what has happened the past two years in the Big Sky Conference Championship: a first-half lead melts away as the Eagles’...

EWU junior guard Jacob Davison attacks the basket. Davison scored 26 points in EWU's 71-69 victory over PSU Saturday.

EWU hangs on to beat PSU behind trio of big performances

January 4, 2020

It got tense in the last minute, but the EWU men’s basketball team (2-1, 9-5) squeaked out a 71-69 victory over the Portland State Vikings (1-3, 7-9)...

EWU sophomore guard/forward Kim Aiken Jr. looks to make a move against Gonzaga's Killian Tillie. Aiken scored 11 points in EWU's 112-77 loss Saturday.

Bulldogs too much for Eagles in rout at The Kennel

December 23, 2019

The No. 2 Gonzaga Bulldogs came into Saturday’s game as the highest ranked squad the EWU men’s basketball team has ever played. That fact was reflected...

EWU sophomore guard/forward Kim Aiken Jr. shoots a fadeaway jumper. Aiken recorded his seventh double-double of the season Tuesday against Omaha.

EWU stays hot at home in high-scoring blowout over Omaha

December 18, 2019

The EWU men’s basketball team was on a 13-1 run as the first half of Tuesday’s game against the Omaha Mavericks wound to a close. That run was extended...

EWU senior forward Mason Peatling attempts a shot in the Eagles' 98-82 victory over North Dakota on Dec. 8. Peatling scored a conference-record 54 points Friday against Multnomah.

EWU, Peatling achieve conference records in rout of Multnomah

December 14, 2019

Mason Peatling exited Friday’s game against Multnomah University with 12:28 to play and received a loud ovation from the EWU crowd. The applause was...

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