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Aussies dominate down under the hoop

Aussies dominate down under the hoop

January 17, 2019

EWU’s all-time leading scorer Bogdan Bliznyuk dominated the ball and the scoring for the Eagles last year, leaving a 21.2 point per game hole begging...

Kirscher carves out scoring role

Kirscher carves out scoring role

January 16, 2019

In Grace Kirscher’s early career, she played post. Around middle school, when other players began to catch up to her in size, she made the transitio...

Eagles defend home court against rival Grizzlies

Eagles defend home court against rival Grizzlies

January 10, 2019

Sometimes all it takes is a rivalry game to get back on track. After opening the Big Sky Conference slate 1-3, the EWU men’s basketball team took...

First place Northern Colorado outlasts Eagles in overtime

First place Northern Colorado outlasts Eagles in overtime

January 8, 2019

Kapri Morrow’s 21 points and seven rebounds weren’t enough for EWU at home on Monday night, dropping its third straight game conference game to Northern Colorado 67-62 ...

Scoring drought dooms Eagles

Scoring drought dooms Eagles

January 4, 2019

The EWU men’s basketball team started and finished strong against the University of Idaho on Thursday. The middle, however, was a disaster, with the Vandal...

Vandals’ Pierce shoots past Eagles

Vandals’ Pierce shoots past Eagles

January 3, 2019

While the EWU women’s basketball team was focused on containing Big Sky Conference leading scorer senior guard Mikayla Ferenz against Idaho on Thursday...

Eagles close 2018 with first Big Sky win

Eagles close 2018 with first Big Sky win

December 31, 2018

New year resolutions came a day early for EWU, as the Eagles defended home court and secured their first Big Sky win of the year against Idaho State on...

Wildcats take advantage of Eagle scoring drought

Wildcats take advantage of Eagle scoring drought

December 29, 2018

The Eagles aimed to leave their nonconference schedule behind them, entering conference play last place in the Big Sky against Weber State on Saturday...

Jackrabbits outpace Eagles

Jackrabbits outpace Eagles

December 18, 2018

Coming back from a winless month-long five-game road trip, EWU was in need of a win to gain momentum toward the end of the nonconference schedule, when...

Rebounds and free throws down Eagles

Rebounds and free throws down Eagles

December 2, 2018

A difficult start to the 2018-19 season continued Sunday for the EWU women’s basketball team. The Eagles (0-0, 1-5) fell to Fresno State (0-0, 4-2) by...

Freshman guard McDowell-White adjusts to life in America

Freshman guard McDowell-White adjusts to life in America

November 25, 2018

Before coming to EWU from Australia,  Jessica McDowell-White had never been to America before. In the few months she’s been here, she’s taken a liking...

Aussie bests the Kangaroos

Aussie bests the Kangaroos

November 17, 2018

It took a game tying 3-pointer at the end of regulation and a career-high 32 points from senior forward Jesse Hunt, but EWU got into the win column for...

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