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Eastern women get stout offensive, defensive efforts


Paul Delaney

Eastern Washington's Jade Redmond (20) drives to the hoop against Sacramento State in the Eagles' 78-65 Big Sky Conference women's win Saturday.

First the offense went wild, then the defense clamped down and the result for the Eastern Washington women's basketball team was a Big Sky Conference sweep of a pair of home games last week at Reese Court.

With three Eagles scoring at least 20 points in the same game, Eastern recovered from a slow start to breeze past Northern Arizona, 92-68 last Thursday night.

Then Saturday afternoon, the Eagles slowed things down and patiently took apart high-flying, big scoring Sacramento State 78-65, holding the Hornets well under their 90-plus points-per-game average.

Eastern emerged from the weekend...

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