POCATELLO, Idaho (AP) — Cody Benzel scored a career-high 30 points and Jesse Hunt scored 14 with 16 rebounds and Eastern Washington pulled away from Idaho State in the second half for a 91-62 win...
Peatling, Hunt lead Eastern Washington past Montana 78-71
CHENEY, Wash. (AP) — Mason Peatling tossed in 17 points to lead five players in double figures and Jesse Hunt grabbed a career-high 15 rebounds — nearly half of Eastern Washington's total — as the Eagles defeated Montana 78-71 on Thursday night.
Daum gets 1,000th board in S Dakota St 74-64 win over EWU
CHENEY, Wash. (AP) — Mike Daum rebounded the last shot of the game to complete his 27-point, 11-rebound double-double with the 1,000th rebound of his career and South Dakota State defeated Eastern Washington 74-64 on Tuesday night.
Daum, who is averaging more than 24 points and 10 rebounds, is only the third Summit League player to record 1,000 rebounds.
Skyler Flatten had 20 points for the Jackrabbits (10-4), David Jenkins added 12 and Tevin King had 11 points and 10 rebounds.
Hunt posts career-high 32 as E. Washington downs UMKC in OT
CHENEY, Wash. (AP) — Ty Gibson's 3-pointer with 3:58 remaining in overtime put Eastern Washington up for good and the Eagles got their first win of the season with an 87-80 victory over UMKC on Saturday.
Eastern Washington's Jesse Hunt buried a 3-pointer at the buzzer to end regulation and force the extra session, tying it at 69-all. Rob Whitfield made a pair of free throws with 10 seconds to go to give UMKC (0-5) a 69-66 lead.
Green Bay trio sparks OT win over Eastern Washington
CHENEY, Wash. (AP) — ShanQuan Hemphill and reserve Jayquan McCloud scored 19 points apiece and Cody Schwartz came off the bench to score 18 to help Green Bay turn back Eastern Washington 82-78 in overtime on Friday night.
Sandy Cohen III, who finished with nine points, 13 rebounds, seven assists, three blocked shots and a steal for the Phoenix (2-2), scored on a layup with eight seconds left in regulation to force overtime.
CHENEY, Wash. (AP) — Bogdan Bliznyuk set an NCAA single-season record with his 74th consecutive free throw Saturday and Eastern Washington made 16 3-pointers to beat Northern Arizona 85-68.
Bliznyuk, who passed Gary Buchanan's 73 consecutive free throws for Villanova in the 2000-01 season, finished with 15 points and 10 assists on his Senior Day. The Eagles (18-13, 13-5 Big Sky) ended the regular season tied with Weber State and will have a first-round bye in the conference tournament.
Bliznyuk, Eastern Washington hold off Idaho State, 74-69
POCATELLO, Idaho (AP) — Bogdan Bliznyuk drilled a late 3-pointer to put Eastern Washington in front for good, sending the Eagles to a 74-69 Big Sky Conference victory over Idaho State Saturday night.
Bliznyuk scored 17 points, making him the fifth player in Big Sky history to score more than 2,000 career points.
The Eagles (16-13, 11-5) earn a sweep of their road trip, winning at Weber State Thursday. EWU hosts Southern Utah and Northern Arizona to close out the regular season.
Bliznyuk scores 25, EWU beats Montana State 84-79
CHENEY, Wash. (AP) — Bogdan Bliznyuk scored 25 points with nine rebounds and nine assists, and Eastern Washington beat Montana State 84-79 on Saturday.
Mason Peatling scored 19 points with 13 rebounds, and Jack Perry and Cody Benzel scored 11 points apiece and combined for six of 10 3s for the Eagles (14-13, 9-5 Big Sky Conference).
Eastern Washington edges Northern Arizona from line, 81-76
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Bogdan Bliznyuk hit four free throws in the final six seconds to cement Eastern Washington's 81-76 victory over Northern Arizona in a Big Sky Conference battle Thursday night.
Eastern Washington has now won four of the last seven games it's played at Northern Arizona. A loss in Flagstaff cost the Eagles a share of the Big Sky title a year ago.
Benzel’s 7 3s, 25 points lift E Wash over Sac St 82-67
CHENEY, Wash. (AP) — Cody Benzel scored a career-high 25 points on 7-of-10 shooting from 3-point range and Eastern Washington defeated Sacramento State 82-67 on Saturday.
Bliznyuk’s double-double helps EWU beat Portland State 81-74
CHENEY, Wash. (AP) — Bogdan Bliznyuk had 28 points and 12 rebounds and Eastern Washington held off Portland State's late charge for an 81-74 victory on Thursday night.
Bliznyuk's 3-pointer gave the Eagles a 75-65 lead with 4:12 to play before Portland State used a 9-1 surge and pulled to 76-74 with 42 seconds left. Brandon Hollins scored four points and Deontae North made a 3-pointer during the stretch, but Jack Perry hit a 3 with 15 seconds remaining to help seal it for Eastern Washington.
Eastern Washington beats NAIA’s Providence (MT) 94-66
CHENEY, Wash. (AP) — Bogdan Bliznyuk scored 24 points and grabbed seven rebounds and Eastern Washington beat the University of Providence (Montana) of the NAIA 94-66 on Wednesday night.
Bliznyuk was 9 of 14 from the field for the Eagles (5-8) who have won the last two after losing five straight. Jesse Hunt added a career-best 16 points with 11 rebounds and Ty Gibson chipped in 12 points.
EWU shot 57 percent compared to 41.5 percent for Providence and had a 42-27 rebounding edge.
Dalton, James lead Wyoming past E Washington 93-88 in OT
LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) — Justin James scored on a fast-break after a steal, Hayden Dalton threw down back-to-back dunks and Nyaires Redding hit a pair of free throws with one second left and Wyoming slammed the door on Eastern Washington 93-88 in overtime Tuesday night.