Eastern Briefs


Last updated 12/28/2023 at 4:03pm


Husky rally tops Eagles

SEATTLE — The three-game winning streak for Eastern Washington’s men’s basketball team ended Dec. 21 at Alaska Airlines Arena at the University of Washington, but not without a battle to the end.

A late cold shooting spell proved costly as the Eagles fell short, losing 66-73 to the Pac-12 Huskies.

Down 23-14 midway through the first half, Eastern (4-7) responded with a furious 17-3 run and took a 1-point lead into the break, 40-39. 

Dane Erikstrup scored 12 of his team-leading 17 points in the opening 20 minutes.

As the Huskies (8-3) ratcheted up th...

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