Eastern men open with 3 losses

Eagles next face Stanford on Nov. 17

CHENEY – The old saying, “What doesn’t kill you makes you stronger” certainly applies to the Eastern Washington men’s basketball team following their third consecutive loss to open their season.

Playing a rugged schedule of “Power-5” conference schools, the defending Big Sky Conference champions suffered a third straight loss Nov. 12 to the Cincinnati Bearcats, 85-73 on the road.

Earlier in the week the Eagles were beaten 75-64 by Ole Miss in Oxford, Nov. 10 and opened their schedule with a 101-66 loss at Pac-12 Utah, Nov. 6.

“We knew it was going to be a tough road trip. We’ve learned a lot a...


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