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The life of a basketball redshirt

The life of a basketball redshirt

November 20, 2019

This is part two of a two-part series on athletic redshirts. Part one, which is about football redshirts, was published in The Easterner on Nov. 13. They may not b...

2019-20 EWU basketball preview

2019-20 EWU basketball preview

October 30, 2019

Women's basketball relying on young core Eagles looking to build on late 2018-19 success The EWU women’s basketball team is looking to build off it...

EWU basketball players and coaches explain Spokane’s basketball culture

EWU basketball players and coaches explain Spokane’s basketball culture

April 14, 2019

You don’t have to spend much time in the Spokane area to notice that baseketball is a big deal in the community. Baskets stand on driveways, in garages...

Gallery: EWU vs. UM Feb. 9, 2019

Gallery: EWU vs. UM Feb. 9, 2019

February 12, 2019

  Game story: https://theeasterner.org/44890/sports/ewus-comeback-falls-just-short-in-missoula/...

EWU men’s basketball enters offseason with promising future

EWU men’s basketball enters offseason with promising future

April 12, 2018

For the second time in as many years, the EWU men’s basketball team is losing the Big Sky Conference MVP to graduation. Last season’s loss was Jacob Wiley, who no...

More and More EWU Athletes Are Taking Their Games to the Next Level

More and More EWU Athletes Are Taking Their Games to the Next Level

June 1, 2017

As the saying goes, times are a changin’. Your beloved EWU athletes are no longer just local novelties — they are now apart of the national conversat...

Wendy Schuller Agrees to Contract Extension

Wendy Schuller Agrees to Contract Extension

May 11, 2017

EWU women’s basketball head coach Wendy Schuller has been at the helm for 16 seasons and will be staying there for five more after athletic director Bi...

Sitting Down With New Head Basketball Coach Shantay Legans

Sitting Down With New Head Basketball Coach Shantay Legans

April 27, 2017

Easterner: What is it like now to be the head coach of the program? Legans: “It’s a lot of different things. My schedule is different with dinn...

Out With the Old, In With the New

Out With the Old, In With the New

April 13, 2017

While many students at EWU had a relaxing spring break away from school, athletic director Bill Chaves was hard at work. On March 29, EWU’s men’s...

His Blood Is Worth Bottling

His Blood Is Worth Bottling

March 9, 2017

In his final year with the team, senior Felix Von Hofe has become the winningest player in EWU’s NCAA Division I history, earning 80 wins during his time...

Two Paths, Same Destination for EWU Women’s Basketball Seniors

Two Paths, Same Destination for EWU Women’s Basketball Seniors

March 9, 2017

For EWU’s Tisha Phillips and Ashli Payne, Friday’s 79-64 victory over Northern Arizona meant more than just clinching a first-round bye in the Big Sk...

Men’s Basketball Clinches First-Round Bye and Wins 20th Game of Season in Final Homestand

Men’s Basketball Clinches First-Round Bye and Wins 20th Game of Season in Final Homestand

March 2, 2017

A bittersweet day that began with an emotional Senior Day ceremony ended with an extra dose of sweetness as EWU defeated Idaho State 89-77 to earn their...

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