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Whitman County Gazette Staff Reporter 

Groves brothers lead EWU with career-scoring night


Last updated 12/4/2020 at 1:37pm

Garth Meyer

Eastern Washington University junior Tanner Groves goes for two against Washington State University last Saturday. Groves had a career high 17 points while also hauling down nine rebounds and dishing out three assists in the Eagles 71-68 season-opening loss.

PULLMAN - Had he touched the ball yet all game?

WSU 7'1" center Volodymyr Markovetskyy, who went in during the second half - hand-raised, arm out - got no reply until Noah Williams fed him in the final minute for an emphatic dunk, giving the Cougars a game-breaking lead over Eastern Washington on a night WSU trailed for most of it, winning 71-68.

Markovetskyy's score came just before EWU's Jacob Davison hit a 3-pointer to cut the lead to one and Eastern got the ball back to work for a last shot with 10 seconds left.

Williams drew a charge on Eastern's Kim Aiken, Jr., with three seconds...

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