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  • Eastern men claim Big Sky crown

    From staff and news service sources|Updated Feb 23, 2023

    Northern Colorado led just once, 5-2 in the opening moments of their Big Sky Conference basketball game against Eastern Washington. After that it was all Eagles as they kept the Bears trailing by double-digits and not only collected an 89-77 win but clinched at least a share of the conference regular season title, Feb. 18 at Reese Court. The championship is Eastern’s fourth since joining the conference in 1987. The Eagles won the regular season Big Sky title in 2003-04, 2014-15 and 2019-20. The 2014-15 team shared the d...

  • Eastern men score rare Montana road sweep

    From staff and news service sources|Updated Jan 6, 2023

    The Eastern Washington men's basketball team did something very rare on the opening week of Big Sky Conference play beating both Montana and Montana State - on the road. Eastern opened Dec. 29 with an 87-80 win over the University of Montana and followed that Dec. 31 defeating defending Big Sky Champions, Montana State, 70-67. The Eagles did sweep both schools during the COVID-complicated 2020-21 season, but in the traditional schedule setting the last time the Eastern pulled...