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Eastern men score improbable win at Northern Arizona

Freshman Harvey helps Eagles stage stunning rally from 18 down in final seven minutes to upend ‘Jacks in OT


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Freshman Tyler Harvey scored 14 points off the bench to help rally Eagles.

It’s hard to say what the end result will be, but Eastern Washington’s men’s Big Sky Conference basketball season might have been brought back from the dead, and eased away from the cliff last Saturday afternoon in Flagstaff, Ariz.

Trailing by 18 points with under 8 minutes to play, and not being able to buy a 3-point shot even with the biggest pile of gold, the Eagles used the hot hand of freshman Tyler Harvey to for a 77-74 overtime win over Northern Arizona.

“Now if we can take care of home court (Saturday) with three of the next four on the road, we can really gain momentum here...

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