March Madness ahead for Eagles

Women win Big Sky Tournament

BOISE, Idaho — For the first time since 1987, Eastern Washington women’s basketball is going to the NCAA Tournament. Eastern defeated Northern Arizona, 73-64, in the Big Sky Tournament finals to capture the conference’s automatic bid on Wednesday afternoon.

Jacinta Buckley had a monster game with 21 points and 11 rebounds. The Eagles had five players score in double figures as well.

“This team is tough and resilient, they don't waver or panic. We knew if we upped our urgency at the defensive end to get more stops; we knew we would be able to catch up and make it a game,” head coach Joddie Glea...


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