Staff Reporter 

Eastern falls in WNIT opener to UW


University of Washington

Eastern Washington’s Kylie Huerta has the ball stripped from her by the University of Washington’s Jazmine Davis in last Saturday’s WNIT opening round game. The Huskies prevailed 65-60 in double-overtime, ending the Eagles’ season.

Toss out an official’s inadvertent whistle and it’s possible the story on Eastern Washington University’s women’s basketball game last Saturday against the University of Washington in Seattle might have been about more postseason.

But that isn’t the case so the focus is on a post mortem following the Eagles’ 65-60 double-overtime loss to the Huskies in the first round of the Women’s National Invitation Tournament at Alaska Airlines Arena.

The loss denied Eastern its first national postseason tournament win in school history and the first 20-win season since 1984-85. The Eagles...

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