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Eastern, Portland State three-overtime game was one for the ages

It’s too bad so many basketball fans missed this Eagle classic - Crunch Time


im Hayford may have summed it up best.

“It was head shaking,” the Eastern Washington University head coach said a day after his Eagles played a game for the ages in their 130-124 record-setting triple overtime Big Sky Conference victory over Portland State, Feb. 4 at Reese Court.

It was a nail-biter, sweatty palms kinda’ game with many a near-miss that led to Eastern playing just short of a game and a half against PSU.

“Just amazing,” Hayford said, who will long remember the game that delivered him an admittedly forgettable stat — his 100th EWU win. “I didn’t even know it u...

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