Eastern Washington Eagles basketball

Eastern Washington Eagles basketball history

Eastern Washington University (Cheney, WA)
Reese Court
Big Sky Conference

Current head coach: David Riley (2021-)

  • Assoc. HC: Arturo Ormond (2021-)
  • Asst: Mark Darnall (2021-)
  • Asst: Pedro Garcia Rosado (2021-)
  • DBO: Blake Fernandez (2022-)
  • DPD: Ben Beauchamp (2022-)

Post-Season:

  • National Championships:  0
  • Final Four Appearances:  0
  • Sweet Sixteen Appearances:  0
  • NCAA Tournament Appearances:  3  (2004, 2015, 2021)
  • NCAAT Overall Record:  0-3
  • NIT Championships:  0
  • NIT Appearances:  1  (2003)
  • NIT Overall Record:  0-1
  • CBI Appearances:  3  (2016, 2017, 2018)
  • CBI Overall Record:  1-3
  • TBC Appearances:  1  (2022)
  • TBC Overall Record:  0-1
  • NAIA Tournament Appearances:  5  (1942, 1943, 1945, 1946, 1947)
  • NAIA Tournament Overall Record:  6-5

Conference Titles (WIC, Evergreen, Big Sky):

Award Winners:




Eastern Washington head coaches:

Coach Tenure Record Conf. Titles NCAA Apps. Nat. Champ
David Riley 2021-Pres 18-16 0 0 0
Shantay Legans 2017-21 75-49 1 1 0
Jim Hayford 2011-17 106-91 1 1 0
Kirk Earlywine 2007-11 42-78 0 0 0
Mike Burns 2004-07 38-49 0 0 0
Ray Giacoletti 2000-04 69-50 1 1 0
Steve Aggers 1995-2000 51-82 1 0 0
John Wade 1990-95 34-98 0 0 0
Bob Hofman 1987-90 32-54 0 0 0
Joe Folda 1982-83, 85-87 42-42 0 0
Jerry Krause 1967-82, 83-85 261-197 0 0
Ernie McKie 1964-67 23-52 0 0
W.B. “Red” Reese 1930-42, 45-64 470-301 3^ 0
Bob Brumblay 1942-45 75-17 2^ 0
A.C. Woodward 1927-30 26-29
Vin Eustis 1919-27 108-43
Albert Fertsch 1912-16 11-2
unknown 1903-05, 11-12 1-4
Paul Lienau 1906-09 16-10
N.E. Hinch 1905-06 3-6

Key: Conf. Titles= Regular Season only, NCAA Apps= NCAA Tournament Appearances, Nat. Champ= NCAA Tournament Champions



^ These tournament appearances came when the Eastern Washington program was at the NAIA level; EWU moved up to Division I prior to the 1983-84 season

NOTE: Overall program records on this page do not include anything later vacated by the NCAA.