EWU Sports Briefs


Eastern women win twice, again

The Eastern Washington women’s basketball team won both of its Big Sky Conference games last week, making sure along the way they sent a big crowd of youngsters home happy, too.

The Eagles thrilled a “Kids Day” crowd of some 2,500 at Reese Court with a 49-36 win, Jan. 19 over Northern Colorado. Things were a bit more tense Jan. 21 in an 96-89 overtime victory against Northern Arizona to run the Eagles record to 5-3 in Big Sky play, 12-6 overall.

“That was a gutsy effort the whole game, not just in overtime,” head coach Joddie Gleason said of the NAU r...


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