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EWU tops Sac State despite tumultuous second half

EWU tops Sac State despite tumultuous second half

February 21, 2020

When the EWU men’s basketball team (11-4, 18-8) built a 17-point first half lead against the Sacramento State Hornets (6-10, 13-12) Thursday, it appeared...

The Eagles could surprise people in March, but they have to beat Montana first…

The Eagles could surprise people in March, but they have to beat Montana first…

February 14, 2020

Drew Lawson is the Sports Editor for The Easterner. The overtly hyperbolic opinion expressed in this article is his own, and does not necessarily reflect the...

EWU digs large hole, can’t come back against last-place Idaho

EWU digs large hole, can’t come back against last-place Idaho

February 14, 2020

EWU (9-4, 16-8) has faced double-digit deficits in five of its six Big Sky Conference home games. EWU came back to win three times previously, but Thursday...

EWU bounces back with win over Montana State

EWU bounces back with win over Montana State

February 8, 2020

Two nights ago EWU took the L, but today they bounced back. The EWU men’s basketball team (9-3, 16-7) beat the Montana State Bobcats in convincing...

EWU men’s and women’s basketball players and coaches reflect on the life and legacy of Kobe Bryant

EWU men’s and women’s basketball players and coaches reflect on the life and legacy of Kobe Bryant

February 5, 2020

On January 26, the world was stunned when news broke that Los Angeles Lakers legend Kobe Bryant had died in a helicopter crash, along with his daughter Gianna a...

EWU knocks off Northern Colorado for another overtime victory

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

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....

Eagles thumped by Griz in disappointing home loss

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,...

Magnuson puts in the work and dishes the rock

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...

Eags take on Griz in important Reese Court showdown

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 stays hot at home in high-scoring blowout over 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, Peatling achieve conference records in rout of 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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