February 20, 2014 | Vol. 117 -- No. 44

Eastern sweeps Sac State, Northern Arizona

Eastern Washington brought out the long-range artillery Saturday with Tyler Harvey taking aim to shoot Northern Arizona out of Reese Court during the Eagles' 84-65 crushing of the Lumberjacks in a Big Sky Conference basketball game.

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Paul Delaney
Eastern Washington\'s Venky Jois defends against Northern Arizona\'s Kris Yanku in last Saturday\'s 84-65 Big Sky Conference win over the Lumberjacks. The Eagles defeated Sacramento State, 85-72, Thursday for a Reese Court sweep that evened their league record at 7-7 and in a 5-way tie for fifth place, right in the hunt for a postseason berth with six games to play.

Eastern's win, keyed by Harvey's 37-point afternoon that included nine 3-pointers, earned the Eagles a weekend sweep following Thursday's 85-72 win over Sacramento State that evened their conference record at 7-7 and 12-13 overall.

With four wins in their past five outings in February, the Eagles are in the middle of a five-way battle for fifth place, and just t...

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