Southern Utah, EWU meet in Big Sky semis
Southern Utah (16-15, 11-11) vs. Eastern Washington (15-17, 13-8)
Big Sky Conference Tourney Semifinals, CenturyLink Arena, Boise, Idaho; Friday, 9 p.m. EDT
CHENEY, Wash. (AP) — Kim Aiken Jr. drained a 3-pointer from the corner at the buzzer to give Eastern Washington a 68-66 win over Portland State on Saturday.
CHENEY, Wash. (AP) — Marcus Graves had 19 points, 10 rebounds and nine assists, narrowly missing his second triple-double of the season, and led Sacramento State to a 59-56 win over Eastern...
Kidd leads E. Washington past N. Arizona 86-73
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Tyler Kidd scored 19 points as Eastern Washington got past Northern Arizona 86-73 on Saturday. Jesse Hunt and Ty Gibson added 16 points each for the Eagles. Hunt also had...
Marin scores 20 to lead Southern Utah to victory
CEDAR CITY, Utah (AP) — Dre Marin had a career-high 20 points as Southern Utah defeated Eastern Washington 76-62 on Thursday night.
Peatling leads E. Washington past N. Colorado 88-78 in OT
CHENEY, Wash. (AP) — Mason Peatling drove for a layup to open the scoring in overtime and Eastern Washington easily won the extra period to knock off Northern Colorado 88-78 on Saturday afternoon.
Tyler Kidd followed with a 3 and completed the scoring with two free throws as the Eagles outscored Northern Colorado 13-3 in OT.
Montana St. pulls away late to beat Eastern Washington 74-66
BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) — Harald Frey scored eight of his 22 points during a 10-2 run in the final two minutes to help Montana State beat Eastern Washington 74-66 on Thursday night.
Jesse Hunt's layup gave Eastern Washington a 66-64 lead with 2:35 to play. Frey answered with a 3-pointer, a jumper and three free throws and the Bobcats led 72-66. The Eagles had three turnovers and missed three shots during the stretch.
Aiken leads Eastern Washington over Southern Utah 82-79
CHENEY, Wash. (AP) — Kim Aiken Jr. set career highs with 24 points and 11 rebounds as Eastern Washington rallied to beat Southern Utah 82-79 on Saturday.
Aiken's 3-pointer with 4:39 left cut the Eagles' deficit to 68-67 and sparked a 15-2 run capped by an Aiken free throw at 79-70 with 40 seconds left. The Thunderbirds closed back to 81-79 on Brandon Better's 3-pointer with two seconds left.
Eastern Washington recovers to beat Sac State 94-92 in OT
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Jesse Hunt scored 22 points with 17 rebounds and six assists and Eastern Washington pulled out a 94-92 win over Sacrament State in overtime on Saturday night after blowing a 10-point lead in the final 92 seconds of regulation.
Jacob Davison added 19 points for the Eagles (6-13, 4-4 Big Sky Conference), including a 3-point play with 30 seconds to play for a 91-88 lead and two free throws with 13 seconds left that made it 93-90.
Peatling, Hunt lead Eastern Washington past Montana 78-71
CHENEY, Wash. (AP) — Mason Peatling tossed in 17 points to lead five players in double figures and Jesse Hunt grabbed a career-high 15 rebounds — nearly half of Eastern Washington's total — as the Eagles defeated Montana 78-71 on Thursday night.
Allen sparks Idaho to 74-71 victory over Eastern Washington
MOSCOW, Idaho (AP) — Trevon Allen tossed in 25 points, matching his career high, and Idaho jumped out to a big first-half lead and hung on for a 74-71 victory over Eastern Washington on Thursday night.
Peatling scores 16, E Washington closes out Idaho St 65-55
CHENEY, Wash. (AP) — Mason Peatling scored 16 points and ignited a closing 11-2 run to help Eastern Washington defeat Idaho State 65-55 on Monday and end a seven-game losing streak against Division-I opponents.
With the Eagles (3-10, 1-1 Big Sky Conference) clinging to a one-point lead as the clock dipped under three minutes, Peatling turned a perfect pick-and-roll with Tyler Kidd into a 3-point play for a 57-53 lead.
Benzel hits 7 3s, E. Washington beats NAIA Corban 92-73
CHENEY, Wash. (AP) — Cody Benzel scored 23 points, including a career-high tying seven 3-pointers, to lead five Eastern Washington players in double figures and the Eagles beat NAIA Corban 92-73 on Friday.
Tyler Kidd and Jess Hunt had 14 points apiece, Austin Fadal scored 13 and Jacob Davison added 11 for Eastern Washington. The Eagles (2-9) snapped a six-game skid.