Eastern Washington women's bid for NCAA comes up short
Last updated 3/21/2019 at 5:01pm
A historic tournament run for the Eastern Washington University women’s basketball team came to a heartbreaking end in the Big Sky Conference championship game on March 15. The No. 6 Eagles fell to No. 4 Portland State in the final four seconds by a score of 61-59.
Eastern Washington led for over 29 minutes of the contest, including a seven-point (57-50) lead with 5:35 to go in the fourth quarter. From there, Portland State used a 9-0 run to take a 59-57 lead with 1:50 left on the clock.
Jessica McDowell-White tied the contest with a layup with 20 seconds left, but PSU’s Desirae Hansen...