Last season, Eastern Washington won the Big Sky Conference championships and booked a ticket to the NCAA Tournament thanks largely to the play of two Australians; Venky Jois and Felix von Hofe. In 2015/16, the Eagles have further tapped into the talent available from the land down under by adding three more Australians in Albany transfer Geremy McKay and true freshman Jesse Hunt and Michael Wearne.
Felix von Hofe, Geremy McKay, Michael Wearne and Venky Jois in the SEN 1116 studios
With four of the five Aussies on Eastern Washington's roster this coming season based in Melbourne, we managed to round-up Jois, von Hofe, McKay and Wearne together and get them into Melbourne's SEN 1116 sports radio studios on The Flag Flyers show.
The Eagles' boys were candid in discussing the team's achievements last season, the season ahead, what they have been up to in the off-season, and we found out a little bit more about each one of them.
Listen to the full interview