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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 25, 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....

Evjen takes unexpected journey to becoming EWU’s first sanctioned wheelchair basketball coach

Evjen takes unexpected journey to becoming EWU’s first sanctioned wheelchair basketball coach

January 21, 2020

When David Evjen was playing high school basketball as an able-bodied person in Minnesota, he never thought that he’d one day make history as EWU’s...

Women’s basketball falls in double overtime to first-place MSU

Women’s basketball falls in double overtime to first-place MSU

January 18, 2020

The EWU women's basketball team (1-5, 2-13) fell short 89-85 in double overtime to the Montana State Bobcats Saturday. MSU is in first place in the Bi...

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 hangs on to beat PSU behind trio of big performances

EWU hangs on to beat PSU behind trio of big performances

January 4, 2020

It got tense in the last minute, but the EWU men’s basketball team (2-1, 9-5) squeaked out a 71-69 victory over the Portland State Vikings (1-3, 7-9)...

Bulldogs too much for Eagles in rout at The Kennel

Bulldogs too much for Eagles in rout at The Kennel

December 23, 2019

The No. 2 Gonzaga Bulldogs came into Saturday’s game as the highest ranked squad the EWU men’s basketball team has ever played. That fact was reflected...

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...

Davison has big night as EWU pulls away from North Dakota

Davison has big night as EWU pulls away from North Dakota

December 9, 2019

With 11:28 to play in the EWU men’s basketball game against The University of North Dakota Sunday, the Eagles trailed 62-61. EWU then rode the hot hand...

EWU enters win column with victory over Northwest Christian

EWU enters win column with victory over Northwest Christian

December 9, 2019

It wasn’t pretty at times, but the EWU women’s basketball team (1-5) finally found the win column with an 81-62 victory over Northwest Christian University...

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