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By John McCallum
Managing Editor 

Eagle men sweep Sacramento State

Eastern moves to third in Big Sky play, travel to Idaho for two this weekend

 

Last updated 2/5/2021 at 3:39pm

Bridget Mayfield

Eagle sophomore Tyler Robertson drives to the basket against Sacramento State's Ethan Esposito for two of his career-high 20 points in Eastern's 94-79 win over the Hornets Monday.

CHENEY - A couple of decisive scoring runs and a career day led the Eastern Washington University men's basketball team to a Big Sky Conference sweep of visiting Sacramento State in back-to-back games Sunday and Monday, Jan. 31 and Feb. 1.

After a slow start likely resulting from a lack of practice the previous week, the Eagles used an 18-1 run - including a streak of 14 straight points - to stake a 37-22 lead at intermission and held on for a 68-60 win over the Hornets on Sunday. Twenty-four hours later, the Eagles responded with a career scoring output from sophomore Tyler Robertson and r...



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