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Eastern men take on Vandals inside to Beat Idaho 82-57

Eagles remain in fifth place in the league after shooting 68 percent from inside the arc against shorthanded Vandals


Last updated 2/21/2019 at 9:29pm

A 9-0 run early in the second half helped open a double-digit lead they wouldn’t relinquish, and the Eastern Washington University men’s basketball team beat Idaho 82-57 Monday (Feb. 18) 82-57 in a President’s Day game at Reese Court in Cheney.

Eastern shot at a 62 percent clip in the second half to turn a seven-point advantage into a 29-point bulge in the second half. The Eagles had just seven 3-pointers, but sank 26-of-38 shots inside the stripe for 68 percent to lead in points in the paint 50-24. Eastern had a dominating 39-25 rebounding advantage, a season-best margin of 14, and...

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