Staff Reporter 

Eastern’s slow start stalls streak at Portland State


A slow start ultimately doomed Eastern Washington Monday night at the Stott Center.

Falling behind 8-0 early in the contest ultimately was too much in the Eagles’ 89-80 Big Sky Conference men’s basketball loss to Portland State.

The setback further muddled an already a complex race for the seven postseason berths as teams take a break from league play to take part in ESPN BracketBuster games as the Eagles (6-10 Big Sky, 8-18 overall) do Saturday when they entertain the Sam Houston Bearkats at 1:05 p.m. at Reese Court.

Eastern returns to Big Sky play Feb. 28 hosting Northern Colorado and...

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