Eastern Washington Eagles men's basketball

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Eastern Washington Eagles
2016–17 Eastern Washington Eagles men's basketball team
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University Eastern Washington University
Conference Big Sky
Location Cheney, WA
Head coach Jim Hayford (6th year)
Arena Reese Court
(Capacity: 6,000)
Nickname Eagles
Student section Flight Club
Colors Red and White[1]
         
Uniforms
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Home jersey
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Team colours
Home
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Away jersey
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Team colours
Away
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Alternate jersey
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Team colours
Alternate
NCAA Tournament appearances
2004, 2015
Conference tournament champions
2004, 2015
Conference regular season champions
2000, 2004, 2015

The Eastern Washington Eagles men's basketball team represents Eastern Washington University in Cheney, Washington, United States. The school's team currently competes in the Big Sky Conference, of which it has been a member since 1987. The Eagles are currently coached by Jim Hayford.

Key statistics[edit]

Overall
Years of basketball 105
First season 1903–04
Head coaches (all-time) 19
All Games
All-time record 1327-1152 (.535)
20+ win seasons 15 (1935, 1942, 1943, 1944, 1945, 1947, 1950, 1951, 1953, 1972, 1976, 1977, 1978, 1986, 2015)
30+ win seasons 1 (1946)
Conference Games
Conference Record 165–237 (.410)
Big Sky Conference Regular Season Championships 3 (2000, 2004, 2015)
Big Sky Conference Tournament Championships 2 (2004, 2015)
NCAA Tournament
NCAA Appearances 2
NCAA W-L record 0-2 (.000)
Sweet Sixteens 0
Elite Eights 0
Final Fours 0
National Invitational Tournament
NIT Appearances 1
NIT W-L record 0-1 (.000)
NIT championships 0
Accurate as of 02/13/2014

Coaches[edit]

Coach Years Record Pct.
Unknown 1903–05, 1911-12 1–4 .200
N. E. Hinch 1905–06 3–6 .333
Paul Lienau 1906–09 16–10 .615
Albert Fertsch 1912-16 11–2 .846
Vin Eustis 1919–27 108–43 .715
A.C. Woodward 1927–30 26–29 .473
Bob Brumblay 1942–45 75–17 .815
Red Reese 1930–42, 1945-64 470–301 .610
Ernie McKie 1965–67 23–52 .307
Jerry Krause 1967–82, 1983-85 261–197 .570
Joe Folda 1982, 1985-87 42–42 .500
Bob Hofman 1987–90 32–54 .372
John Wade 1990–95 34–98 .258
Steve Aggers 1995–00 51–82 .383
Ray Giacoletti 2000–04 69–50 .580
Mike Burns 2004–2007 38–49 .437
Kirk Earlywine 2007–11 42–78 .350
Jim Hayford 2011–present 66–62 .516

Postseason[edit]

NCAA tournament results[edit]

The Eagles have appeared in two NCAA Tournaments. Their combined record is 0–2.

Year Seed Round Opponent Result/Score
2004 #15 First Round #2 Oklahoma State L 56–75
2015 #13 Second Round #4 Georgetown L 74–84

NIT results[edit]

The Eagles have appeared in one National Invitation Tournament (NIT). Their record is 0–1.

Year Round Opponent Result/Score
2003 First Round Wyoming L 71–78

CBI results[edit]

The Eagles have appeared in one College Basketball Invitational (CBI). Their record is 1–1.

Year Round Opponent Result/Score
2016 First Round
Quarterfinals
Pepperdine
Nevada
W 79–72
L 70–85

NAIA tournament results[edit]

The Eagles have appeared in the NAIA Tournament five times. Their combined record is 6–5.

Year Round Opponent Result/Score
1942 First Round Southeastern Oklahoma State L 33–43
1943 First Round
Second Round
Quarterfinals
Valparaiso
Saint Cloud State
Southeast Missouri State
W 45–42
W 54–41
L 51–57
1945 First Round Doane L 51–54
1946 First Round
Second Round
Quarterfinals
Louisiana Tech
Southeastern Oklahoma State
Pepperdine
W 66–44
W 45–37
L 42–46
1947 First Round
Second Round
Quarterfinals
Culver–Stockton
Dakota Wesleyan
Marshall
W 51–48
W 62–48
L 48–56

All-time NBA Draft selections[edit]

NBA Draft Selections (3)
# Year Round Pick Overall Name Team
1 1977 6 11 121 Ron Cox Cleveland Cavaliers
2 2007 1 15 15 Rodney Stuckey Detroit Pistons
3 2015 2 21 51 Tyler Harvey Orlando Magic

Awards[edit]

Associated Press All-Americans

(*) Denotes Honorable Mention

Big Sky Most Valuable Player

  • Alvin Snow – 2004
  • Rodney Stuckey – 2006

Big Sky Coach of the Year

Big Sky Defensive Player of the Year

  • Alvin Snow – 2002

Big Sky Freshman of the Year

  • Marc Axton – 2002
  • Matt Nelson – 2004
  • Rodney Stuckey – 2006
  • Glen Dean – 2010
  • Venky Jois - 2013
  • Bogdan Bliznyuk - 2015

Awards information comes from the 2013–2014 media guide. [2]

Retired jerseys[edit]

Retired Jerseys
Number Player Year
3 Rodney Stuckey (2006–07) 2008
30 Ron Cox (1973-1977) 2014

References[edit]

  1. ^ EWU Identity Standards (PDF). Retrieved 2016-03-29. 
  2. ^ [1]

External links[edit]