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Eastern men split with Southern Utah, Portland State

Harvey's free throws lead Eagles at home to win; Turnovers turn tide on road loss at Portland State


Paul Delaney

Eastern Washington's Tyler Harvey delivers an off-balance shot in last Thursday's Big Sky Conference basketball win over Southern Utah. Harvey had a career-high 36 points in the Eagles' 90-83 win, plus he set a new school and conference record with a perfect 20-for-20 night at the free throw line.

A perfect and record performance at the free throw line last Thursday night helped keep Eastern Washington's league record unblemished at home.

However, careless ball handling this past Monday kept the Eagles winless on the road this season.

Sophomore guard Tyler Harvey set a Big Sky Conference record, going 20-of-20 at the free throw line and finished with a career-high 36 points as Eastern staved off the strong effort of the Southern Utah Thunderbirds 90-83 at Reese Court.

But Monday night at the Stott Center, Eastern saw a 10 point halftime lead vanish amidst 11 second half turnovers th...

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