Eastern's strong finish fades in overtime loss to UNC
Eagles’ 11-2 run gets ‘em to overtime but turnovers bite against Bears
First they delivered just the right recipe for a rally.
But then maybe the Eastern Washington University women’s basketball team might have put just a bit too much of some of that ingredient into their overtime effort.
The result was a 70-64 loss in the semifinals of last Friday’s Big Sky Conference basketball tournament to No. 2 seed Northern Colorado at Dahlberg Arena in Missoula.
While No. 3 Eastern fell short of the goal for a Big Sky championship – later won by Montana 56-43 over Northern Colorado – and the NCAA tournament berth, the Eagles earned a bid in the Women’s Nationa...