STILLWATER, Okla. — The Eastern Washington University men's basketball team is into the second round of the National Invitation Tournament (NIT). The Eagles beat Washington State 81-74 on Tuesday to advance.
EWU now heads to Stillwater, Okla. to take on the No. 1 Oklahoma State Cowboys. This will be the first time the programs have played since the 2004 NCAA Tournament.
The Eagles (23-10) made the NIT after winning the Big Sky regular season conference title. At one point this season, EWU won 18 games in a row.
Oklahoma State is 19-15 on the season and is playing in the NIT after being passed over for the NCAA Tournament. Despite the middling record, the Cowboys had an NCAA NET rating of No. 41.
Game time, channel, and how to watch
For those of you wondering what channel the Eastern Washington University-Oklahoma State game is on, here are the details.
The EWU vs Oklahoma State NCAA Tournament basketball game starts at 11:00 a.m. on Sunday, March 19. The game will be played at Gallagher-Iba Arena in Stillwater, Okla.
The game will air nationally on ESPN2. The game will also stream online via WatchESPN.
Eagles vs Cowboys
It was a record-setting season for EWU, which included a streak of 18 wins in a row.
Eastern Washington University men's basketball was recognized with several Big Sky Conference awards for the 2022-2023 season, including Most Valuable Player for guard Steele Venters, and Coach of the Year for David Riley.
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