Jersey of EWU legend Ron Cox to be retired on March 8


More than 30 years later, No. 30 is going to be hung on the wall in the venue he helped open.

Ron Cox, who earned All-America recognition all four seasons he played basketball for Eastern Washington University, will have his No. 30 jersey retired in ceremonies taking place March 8 at Reese Court.

Formerly from nearby Coulee City, Wash., Cox played four seasons for the Eagles from 1973-77. He had record totals of 1,741 points and 1,273 rebounds in leading Eastern to a 77-30 record and three Evergreen Conference titles. The ceremony in his honor will take place prior to EWU's home game versus...

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