Eastern Washington Rumors & News

  • Eastern Washington signs coach Jim Hayford to five-year extension

    SI "Eastern Washington men's basketball coach Jim Hayford signed a five-year contract extension Thursday that could keep him at the Division I program through the 2019–20 season, according to the school. The financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. The news comes just months after Hayford..." July 13

  • Tyler Harvey Leaves Eastern Washington For NBA Draft

    Real GM Basketball "Tyler Harvey will declare for the 2015 NBA Draft, leaving Eastern Washington after his junior season. Harvey led the nation in scoring in 2014-15, averaging 23.1 points per game." April 02

  • Eastern Washington's Tyler Harvey to turn pro, has not hired agent

    CBS Sports "Eastern Washington's Tyler Harvey , the nation's leading scorer this season, will explore his draft options this season by declaring for the NBA Draft. He has not signed with an agent, meaning he can pull out if he does not get the information that he wants. However, in a release by Eastern..." April 01

  • Judge rules against NCAA in revolutionary O'Bannon case

    ESPN "In a landmark decision, a federal judge ruled Friday that the NCAA is in violation of the nation's antitrust laws by restricting the compensation that major college football and men's basketball student-athletes can receive for use of their names, images and likenesses. U.S. District Court..." August 08

  • Jim Hayford gets new contract with Eastern worth $117,000 a year

    The Spokesman-Review "Eastern Washington University basketball coach Jim Hayford has a new five-year contract and a big raise, the school confirmed Friday. After agreeing in principle on a new deal, Hayford and the Eagles made it official this week with a five-year contract worth $117,000 a year, not including..." June 14

  • Big Sky Notebook: Winning is the common denominator for league MVP award

    Billings Gazette "How do you quantify “value” in college basketball? With stats? Clutch performances? The ability to make those around you better? In the Big Sky Conference it’s usually a combination of those factors, plus one overriding consideration — winning. Eight of the league’s past 10 Most Valuable..." February 25

  • Portland State 87, Eastern Washington 76: Vikings outshoot Eagles

    Oregonian "The Viking shooters warmed up in the second half and Portland State came away with an important Big Sky Conference road win at Eastern Washington, 87-76, on Monday. PSU made eight three-pointers and shot .607 from the field overall in the second half. The Vikings also hit 14-19 at the line..." February 25