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The Eagles look on in shock as Idaho's final 3-point basket is counted during Monday's 75-74 loss. The final shot was released after the final horn had sounded, but the play clock was ruled to be started early and after review the 3-pointer was counted.

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...

Fans watch on as the EWU women's basketball team beat Simon Fraser 72-66 in a home exhibition on Sunday. There were 166 people in attendance, below last year's regular season average of about 600.

Opinion: Support your Eagle athletes

November 7, 2018

Jeremy Burnham is the Managing Editor for The Easterner. The opinion expressed in this article is his own, and does not necessarily reflect the opinio...

EWU basketball alumna Ashli Payne prepares for the layup against an Atomeromu KSC Szekszard defender while she played for GDESSA of Portugal. Payne is currently  playing professionally in Australia after spending the winter playing in Portugal. | Photo courtesy of Ashli Payne

EWU basketball alumna Ashli Payne continues hoops career abroad

May 11, 2018

Former EWU basketball player Ashli Payne is headed back to Australia to play out her third professional contract, this time in Perth with the Willetto...

Senior forward Delaney Hodgins uses a screen against Idaho State on Feb. 24. Hodgins set the Big Sky Conference single-game record with 46 points against Northern Arizona on March 2 | Mckenzie Ford for The Easterner

EWU women’s basketball snags No. 3 seed as Hodgins makes history

March 4, 2018

To say Delaney Hodgins had a productive week would be an understatement. In the final week of the regular season, the senior forward set her single-ga...

(left to right) Senior forward Mariah Cunningham, senior team manager Sarah Kroontje and senior forward Delaney Hodgins pose with Swoop before the EWU women beat Idaho State 66–64 on Feb. 24. The Eagles are in a four-way tie for third place in the Big Sky with two conference games remaining | Mckenzie Ford for The Easterner

EWU women’s basketball wins final two at home as Hodgins eclipses 2,000 points

February 26, 2018

The EWU women’s basketball team took a big step forward in its quest to wrap up a top-four seed in the Big Sky Conference championship tournament, which ...

Redshirt freshman guard Amy Hartleroad in defensive position during the team's win Sacramento State on Feb. 3. The Eagles are 8–6 in Big Sky Conference play and tied for fifth place | Mckenzie Ford for The Easterner

EWU women’s basketball picks up road split in Montana

February 20, 2018

The EWU women’s basketball team split a pair of conference games on the road, beating Montana 75–72 on Feb. 15, and losing to Montana State 77–74...

Freshman guard Brittany Klaman surveys the Portland State defense on Feb. 3. Klaman had seven points, three assists and two rebounds in the team's loss to Idaho on Feb. 9 | Mckenzie Ford for The Easterner

EWU women’s basketball falls to Idaho on the road

February 10, 2018

The EWU women’s basketball team dropped its third straight road game on Feb. 9, falling to Idaho 85–71. The Eagles are now 1–4 on the road in Bi...

Hodgins' sisters, Delaney (left) and Hayley (right), embrace after Delaney broke Hayley's EWU career scoring record on Feb. 1. Delaney is averaging 20.8 points, 7.5 rebounds and 2.3 assists in her senior season | Bailey Monteith for The Easterner

Delaney Hodgins breaks scoring record, steals family bragging rights

February 7, 2018

On Feb. 20, 2016, EWU women’s basketball head coach Wendy Schuller watched as her star player, Hayley Hodgins, broke the school’s career scoring r...

Senior forward Delaney Hodgins holds her record-commemorating plaque during EWU's win over Sacramento State on Feb. 1. Hodgins became the school's all-time leading scorer in the victory. | Bailey Monteith for The Easterner

EWU women’s basketball wins home pair as Hodgins breaks career scoring record

February 5, 2018

The EWU women’s basketball team improved to 7-4 in Big Sky Conference play, and 12-11 overall, with a pair of home victories last weekend. On Feb. 1, the Ea...

Junior guard Violet Kapri Morrow shoots a free throw on Jan. 20. Morrow is averaging 21.4 points per game over the last seven. | Mckenzie Ford for The Easterner

EWU women’s basketball drops road pair, fall to 5–4 in conference

January 30, 2018

The EWU women’s basketball team’s four-game win streak came to an end on Jan. 25, as the Eagles dropped a game 81–79 to North Dakota, before losing ...

Sophomore guard Amy Hartleroad shoots over a Idaho defender in the team's victory on Jan. 12. The Eagles are now 8-9 on the season and 3-2 in Big Sky play. | Photo courtesy of Ron Swords

EWU women’s basketball beats Idaho in home conference game

January 14, 2018

The EWU women’s basketball team climbed above .500 in Big Sky Conference play for the first time this season, with a 71-64 win over the Idaho Vandal...

The EWU bench reacts during the team's 74-70 victory over North Dakota. The Eagles are now 6-8 on the season, and 4-3 at Reese Court. | Photo courtesy of Aaron Malmoe

EWU women’s basketball wins in comeback fashion over North Dakota

December 31, 2017

Two days after losing its conference season opener to Northern Colorado, the EWU women’s basketball team bounced back with a 74-70 home victory against...

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