Eagles sweep into first-place in Big Sky
Eastern men dominate winless Idaho, prepare for showdown with MSU
Last updated 2/11/2021 at 11:11am
CHENEY – A sweep of regional rival Idaho not only extended the Eastern Washington University men's basketball team's winning streak to five games but – with a little help – propelled the Eagles into first place in the Big Sky Conference.
Balanced scoring and a 13-5 second-half run helped push the Eagles past the host Vandals on Thursday, Feb. 5, 89-75 while hot second-half EWU shooting led to a rout of the visitors, 90-64, on Saturday. Coupled with a Weber state sweep of former conference leader Montana State, and Eastern finds itself at 8-6 overall but more importantly 7-2 in the Big...