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Biggest winners, losers from 2017 NFL Scouting Combine

After a week of being poked and prodded, a week of lifting, running, jumping and being grilled, NFL hopefuls can finally put the 2017 NFL Scouting Combine in their rear-view mirror.While the combine isn’t the end all, be all when it comes to evaluating talent, it does serve a valuable service. Interviews are critically important, and so is comporting oneself in a professional...
Via Sportsnaut
March 06, 2017  |  Discuss

Idaho beats Eastern Washington 77-73 in Big Sky quarterfinal

RENO, Nev. (AP) Nate Sherwood scored 19 points, Victor Sanders 17 and third-seeded Idaho beat sixth-seeded Eastern Washington 77-73 in a Big Sky tournament quarterfinal Thursday night. The Vandals (21-11) play No. 2 seed Montana in a semifinal Friday. Sherwood was 9-of-10 shooting, Sanders made four 3-pointers and Pat Ingram added 12 points for Idaho, which outscored EWU 44-18...
Via AP on Fox
March 10, 2016  |  Discuss

NAU season ends in first round of Big Sky tournament

RENO, Nev. -- Austin McBroom scored 16, Venky Jois had 14 points, 11 rebounds and six assists, and defending Big Sky Conference tournament champion Eastern Washington beat 11th-seeded Northern Arizona 74-52 on Tuesday night in the first round to snap a four-game skid.Eastern Washington won three games in last year's tournament at Montana to earn its second appearance in the NCAA...
Via AP on Fox
March 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Defending Big Sky tourney champ Eastern Washington beats NAU

RENO, Nev. (AP) Austin McBroom scored 16, Venky Jois had 14 points, 11 rebounds and six assists, and defending Big Sky Conference tournament champion Eastern Washington beat 11th-seeded Northern Arizona 74-52 on Tuesday night in the first round to snap a four-game skid. Eastern Washington won three games in last year's tournament at Montana to earn its second appearance in the...
Via AP on Fox
March 08, 2016  |  Discuss

Telfair scores 31 as Idaho State beats E. Washington 75-71

CHENEY, Wash. (AP) Ethan Telfair scored 31 points with seven assists and Idaho State held off Eastern Washington 75-71 on Thursday night and are still in the hunt for one of the top four seeds into the Big Sky Conference Tournament. Idaho State sits in a tie for third place in the Big Sky with Idaho, who they play on Saturday. Telfair has scored at least 30 points in Idaho State...
Via AP on Fox
March 03, 2016  |  Discuss

Idaho cools Eastern Washington 66-62

MOSCOW, Idaho (AP) Victor Sanders scored 16 points, Chris Sarbaugh added 12, and Idaho's defense helped the Vandals to a 66-62 win over Eastern Washington on Saturday. Venky Jois' layup put the Eagles up 58-56 with 4:53 left, but Idaho answered with 3-pointers from Sanders and Perrion Callandret to give Idaho a 4-point advantage with 3:15 to play. Neither team scored from the...
Via AP on Fox
February 27, 2016  |  Discuss

Eastern Washington holds on to top Sacramento State, 93-88

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) National Player of the Week Austin McBroom scored 22 points and Eastern Washington held off a furious late rally to extend its Big Sky-best seven-game win streak with a 93-88 win over Sacramento State Thursday night. McBroom struggled from the field, hitting just 3 of 13 field goal attempts and 3 of 10 from beyond the arc. But he was 13 of 18 from the free...
Via AP on Fox
February 18, 2016  |  Discuss

EWU G Austin McBroom named Oscar Robertson National Player of the Week

The Eastern Washington Eagles are trying to make a late-season push to help their seeding in the Big Sky Conference Tournament as they are sitting at 15-10 and third in the conference. The team has won six straight games to get to 9-4 in the conference. Last week, they got much-needed wins over North Dakota and Northern Colorado. This is due to the play of senior point guard Austin...
Via Campus Sports Net
February 16, 2016  |  Discuss

Eastern Washington downs Southern Utah 81-67 behind Bliznyuk

CEDAR CITY, Utah (AP) Bogdan Bliznyuk scored a career-high 26 points and made 11 of 12 free throws to lead Eastern Washington to an 81-67 victory over Southern Utah on Saturday night for their fourth-straight win. Austin McBroom scored 19 points and Venky Jois added 11 points with 11 rebounds and three assists for the Eagles (13-10, 7-4), who shot 52 percent from the field and...
Via AP on Fox
February 06, 2016  |  Discuss

Lumberjacks drop seventh straight

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. -- Austin McBroom scored 28 points, Bogdan Bliznyuk added 22 points and 10 rebounds and Eastern Washington beat Northern Arizona 84-73 on Thursday night for its third straight victory. Bliznyuk made six 3-pointers and McBroom added four 3s. Venky Jois had 14 points and 11 rebounds, and Felix Von Hofe chipped in 12 points for the Eagles (12-10, 6-4 Big Sky), who won...
Via AP on Fox
February 04, 2016  |  Discuss

Eastern Washington beats Northern Arizona 84-73

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) Austin McBroom scored 28 points, Bogdan Bliznyuk added 22 points and 10 rebounds and Eastern Washington beat Northern Arizona 84-73 on Thursday night for its third straight victory. Bliznyuk made six 3-pointers and McBroom added four 3s. Venky Jois had 14 points and 11 rebounds, and Felix Von Hofe chipped in 12 points for the Eagles (12-10, 6-4 Big Sky),...
Via AP on Fox
February 04, 2016  |  Discuss

Jois' 24, lifts Eastern Washington past Sacramento St. 74-67

CHENEY, Wash. (AP) Venky Jois scored 24 points with 12 rebounds and Eastern Washington defeated Sacramento State 74-67 on Saturday despite missing 19 of 20 3-pointers. Eastern Washington (11-10, 5-4 Big Sky) drained a school-record 20 3-pointers two days earlier, but Jois covered the lack of long-range shooting by hitting 10 of 15 field goals from the post, including two monster...
Via AP on Fox
January 30, 2016  |  Discuss

McBroom, Jois lead E. Washington past Portland St. 112-83

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) Austin McBroom made 6 of 10 from 3-point range and finished with 25 points, and Venky Jois scored 23 with nine rebounds to help Eastern Washington beat Portland State 112-83 Thursday night. Julian Harrell and Felix Von Hofe had 16 points apiece for the Eagles (10-10, 4-4 Big Sky) and Sir Washington scored 10. Bogdan Bliznyuk finished with 11 points - on 5-of...
Via AP on Fox
January 28, 2016  |  Discuss

Eastern Washington dominates NAU on boards

CHENEY, Wash.  -- Venky Jois hit 10 of 12 shots and scored 21 points and Bogdan Bliznyuk had the first triple-double in school history as Eastern Washington rolled to a 96-73 victory over Northern Arizona on Saturday in Big Sky Conference men's basketball. Bliznyuk had 11 points, 14 rebounds and 10 assists for the Eagles (9-8, 3-2 Big Sky), who outrebounded the Lumberjacks 43-21...
Via AP on Fox
January 16, 2016  |  Discuss

Jois leads Eastern Washington past Northern Arizona 96-73

CHENEY, Wash. (AP) Venky Jois hit 10 of 12 shots and scored 21 points, Bogdan Bliznyuk had the first triple-double in school history and Eastern Washington rolled to a 96-73 victory over Northern Arizona on Saturday. Bliznyuk had 11 points, 14 rebounds and 10 assists for the Eagles (9-8, 3-2 Big Sky), who outrebounded the Lumberjacks 43-21 to win their third straight. Austin McBroom...
Via AP on Fox
January 16, 2016  |  Discuss

Late blocks help North Dakota beat Eastern Washington 79-71

GRAND FORKS, N.D. (AP) Geno Crandall scored seven of his 15 points in the final three minutes and added a key block to help North Dakota pull away and beat Eastern Washington 79-71 on Saturday. Quinton Hooker scored 16 points for North Dakota (6-7, 1-1 Big Sky). Drick Bernstine added 15 points and 11 rebounds. Cortez Seales chipped in 10 points and four blocks. Felix Von Hofe...
Via AP on Fox
January 02, 2016  |  Discuss

Eastern Washington beats Denver 74-58

DENVER (AP) Felix Von Hofe scored a career-high 28 points and Eastern Washington snapped a three-game losing streak, beating Denver 74-58 on Sunday. Von Hofe made eight 3-pointers and grabbed six rebounds. Venky Jois scored 26 points with 16 boards and Austin McBroom added 18. Eastern Washington (6-6) was down by two midway through the first, but a nine-point spurt - including...
Via AP on Fox
December 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Michigan State-Oregon: Why either one can win

In the biggest non-conference game of the college football season, the Michigan State football team will play host to the high-powered offense of the Oregon Ducks. Today, we take a look at three reasons why the Spartans will get revenge on the Ducks and three reasons why Oregon can beat the Spartans in East Lansing.  Three reasons why MSU will lose to the Ducks 3. Vernon Adams...
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September 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Vernon Adams leaves after late hit in Oregon debut

If new Oregon Ducks quarterback Vernon Adams could describe his team debut, it would probably be as follows: an excellent experience that could have ended much better. In the Ducks’ 61-42 victory over the Big Sky’s Eastern Washington Eagles, the team from which Adams transferred earlier this year, the graduate transfer completed 19 of 25 yards for 246 yards and two touchdowns...
Via Campus Sports Net
September 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Eastern Washington coach praises Vernon Adams

Oregon quarterback Vernon Adams Jr., who recently transferred from Eastern Washington after graduating, was named the starter for the Ducks going into their season opener on Saturday. Adams’ first opponent in a flashy Duck uniform will be against his old Eastern Washington squad and head coach Beau Baldwin. The decision to start Adams after only two weeks of practicing with the...
Via Campus Sports Net
September 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Oregon won’t utilize Vernon Adams’s knowledge of EWU

The Oregon Ducks just named graduate transfer Vernon Adams their starting quarterback and there are all kinds of questions revolving around the team’s opening game. The Ducks play the Eastern Washington Eagles to open the season which is where Adams transferred from. According to Mike Skow of KEZI 9 in Eugene, Oregon head coach Mark Helfrich has no plans to utilize Adams’s knowledge...
Via Campus Sports Net
August 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Vernon Adams is the best option for Oregon football

By Cyrus Smith Vernon Adams has proved two things to the world since he decided to leave Eastern Washington for an opportunity to start for the Oregon Ducks: 1. Math can be really hard.  2. He is a tremendous quarterback and exceptional athlete. Now that the most talked about math test has been passed, Vernon Adams has officially graduated from Eastern Washington and can now...
Via isportsweb.com
August 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Vernon Adams able to join Ducks after passing math class

By Larry Brown The Oregon Ducks received a major boost on Thursday night when they found out that Vernon Adams passed a math class, which allowed him to graduate from Eastern Washington. Adams, who has been an All-American QB at FCS Eastern Washington the past two seasons, was seeking a graduate transfer to Oregon. The first step in that process was actually graduating from EWU...
Via Larry Brown Sports
August 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Tyler Harvey, nation's leading scorer, declares for NBA draft

CHENEY, Wash. -- Eastern Washington guard Tyler Harvey, the nation's leading scorer this season, will skip his senior year and make himself available for the NBA draft. Harvey made the announcement Wednesday in Cheney, Washington. Harvey, a redshirt junior from Torrance, California, averaged 23.1 points per game and led the nation in 3-point shots made while helping the Eagles to...
Via AP on Fox
April 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Eastern Washington coach predicts win over Georgetown

By Larry Brown Eastern Washington head coach Jim Hayford is making me and others feel pretty good about picking them to upset Georgetown in their 4-13 matchup in the South Region of the NCAA Tournament. Hayford joined the “Jim Rome Show” on CBS Sports Radio Wednesday and spoke confidently about his team’s chances of beating the Hoyas. “We’re capable. If you’re in...
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 18, 2015  |  Discuss
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