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SLIDESHOW: EWU Women's Basketball

Laura Hughes is averaging 14.9 points and 5.6 rebounds per game this season for EWU. Laura Hughes is averaging 14.9 points and 5.6 rebounds per game this season for EWU.
Check out these pictures from the Eastern Washington University women's basketball team's 78-65  Big Sky Conference win over Sacramento State last week. 

The Eagles (8-8, 4-3 Big Sky Conference) will hit the road to face Southern Utah on Saturday, Jan. 25. Junior guard Lexie Nelson leads the EWU women with 17.8 points per game, while senior center Laura Hughes adds 14.9 points and 5.6 rebounds per game. The emergence of Haley Hodgins has helped the Eags in their seven BSC games so far, the sophomore guard has averaged 16.3 points, 5.6 rebounds and 2.1 assists per game in conference play. 

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  • College

    • Carroll's Pasta Playing Through Torn ACL in NAIA Tournament

      Pasta led Saints to victory in her return to the court with a 55-49 win over William Penn just 12 days after tearing her ACL.

    • Montana Western Women Move on to Quarterfinals at NAIA Tournament

      Montana Western advances to the quarterfinals for the first time since 2003. They will play six-seed Menlo (Calif.) on Saturday, March 17 at 2:00 p.m.

    • Photo: Gonzaga Athletics

      (13) Zags open up NCAA Tournament against (4) Stanford

      Gonzaga was selected for its ninth NCAA Tournament in 10 years and 10th overall.

    • Gonzaga beat Ohio State earlier this season, 86-59

      (4) Zags set to play (5) Ohio State in 2nd round

      The Zags are 30-20 all-time in the NCAA Tournament appearances with eight trips to the Sweet 16, three trips to the Elite Eight, one Final Four and an appearance in a national championship game.

    • Providence, Carroll Advance to Second Round of NAIA Tourney

      The Saints will play on Friday at 9:45 versus the winner of Vanguard and Bethel, while Providence will take on MidAmerican Nazarene on Friday at 6:15.

    • Photo: Idaho Athletics

      Vandals' season ends with WNIT loss at UC Davis

      The Pavilion on the campus of UC Davis proved to be one of the toughest places in the country to play this season. The Idaho Vandals learned that first hand, falling to the Aggies 82-62 in the first round of the Women's National Invitational Tournament on Thursday.

    • Photo Courtesy: Torrey Vail

      Sights from Gonzaga's 1st round win over UNC-Greensboro

      Here's a look at all the sights from Gonzaga's 1st round win over UNC-Greensboro in the NCAA Tournament. All photos were taken by Torrey Vail.
    • Photo Courtesy: Torrey Vail

      Gonzaga beats UNC-Greensboro, 68-64 in nail-biter

      Johnathan Williams was the star for Gonzaga today, ending with a game-high 19 points on 8-12 shooting. Josh Perkins (16 pts) and Norvell Jr. (15pts) were the only other Zags to finish the game in double-figures.

    • Photo: Whitworth Athletics

      Kyle Roach named NABC First Team All-American

      Roach averaged a team-best 18.7 points per game this season, which ranked third in the NWC.

    • The Montana Grizzlies are now less than 24 hours away from tipoff of their first round game with the Michigan Wolverines. Our Shaun Rainey is down in Wichita, Kansas following the team, and has this report on media day.