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

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

March 4, 2019

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Basketball alum Marc Axton is an Eagle for life

Basketball alum Marc Axton is an Eagle for life

January 10, 2018

Former EWU men’s basketball player Marc Axton was a crucial piece of Eastern basketball from 2002-2005, four of the most successful seasons in program h...

EWU men’s basketball win two at home, opens Big Sky 3-1

EWU men’s basketball win two at home, opens Big Sky 3-1

January 10, 2018

The 10-game non-conference road trip that saw the EWU men’s basketball team suffer a seven game losing streak is distant memory. The Eagles are back at ...

EWU men’s basketball closes out non-conference slate with two wins

EWU men’s basketball closes out non-conference slate with two wins

December 22, 2017

“I don’t know if the guys know what the scoreboard at home looks like anymore.” That is what EWU men’s basketball head coach Shantay Legans...

EWU men’s basketball long road trip ends in heartbreaking loss

EWU men’s basketball long road trip ends in heartbreaking loss

December 13, 2017

The EWU men's basketball team concluded its lengthy road trip on Tuesday evening, losing to the University of Wyoming 93-88 in overtime. The Eagles knocked...

EWU women’s basketball falls to Gonzaga in non-conference play

EWU women’s basketball falls to Gonzaga in non-conference play

December 1, 2017

The EWU women's basketball team stayed with the Gonzaga Bulldogs for one and a half quarters on Thursday night in Spokane. Then, the Eagles went three...

Jim Hayford leaves EWU to become head basketball coach at Seattle University

Jim Hayford leaves EWU to become head basketball coach at Seattle University

March 29, 2017

After a six-year stint as EWU men’s basketball head coach, Jim Hayford is heading to the west side of the state. Hayford, 49, has been hired as the men...

EWU promotes longtime assistant Shantay Legans as next head basketball coach

EWU promotes longtime assistant Shantay Legans as next head basketball coach

March 29, 2017

Just a few hours after the announcement of former EWU basketball coach Jim Hayford leaving to take over as head coach at Seattle University, EWU has ann...

EWU basketball begins 2016-17 season

By Brandon Cline, Sports Editor

November 17, 2016

Filed under Sports, Uncategorized

Men's Basketball The EWU men’s basketball team opened up the 2016-17 season with a pair of drastically different games, beating the Division III Linfield Wildcats 70-47 at home and falling to the Big Ten’s Northwestern Wildcats 86-72 on the road. Senior Felix Von Hofe led the Eagles in scoring against Linfield, scoring 21 points while shooting 7-12 (58.3 percent) from ...

Eagles take a fall in conference play

Eagles take a fall in conference play

January 7, 2016

Men’s basketball’s first two conference games did not go as planned as they dropped to 6-8 overall and 0-2 in the Big Sky conference. With this rough...

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