Scores

Final

Idaho State 54

(1-9, 0-2 Big Sky)

E Washington 57

(3-9, 1-1 Big Sky)

    5:05 PM ET, December 22, 2012

    Reese Court, Cheney, Washington

    1 2 T
    IDST 22 3254
    EWASH 29 2857

    Top Performers

    Idaho State: A. Preh 10 Pts, 10 Reb, 1 Stl, 2 Blk

    Eastern Washington: V. Jois 13 Pts, 12 Reb, 1 Ast, 3 Blk

    E. Washington 57, Idaho St. 54

    Associated Press

    CHENEY, Wash. -- Venky Jois scored 13 points and grabbed 12 rebounds and Eastern Washington held off Idaho State for a 57-54 victory on Saturday.

    Eastern Washington (3-9, 1-1 Big Sky) had balanced scoring to supplement Jois' effort.

    Two players scored 9 points and two more scored 8. Jeffrey Forbes connected on three 3-point shots.

    Eastern Washington won despite hitting just 19 of 50 shots from the field (38 percent) and converting just 11 of its 20 free-throw attempts.

    Melvin Morgan led Idaho State (1-9, 0-2) with 14 points and Ayibakuro Preh had a double-double with 10 points and 10 rebounds.

    Idaho State had a 41-36 rebounding advantage.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    IDST
    EWASH
    Points 54 57
    FG Made-Attempted 22-58 (.379) 19-50 (.380)
    3P Made-Attempted 3-16 (.188) 8-25 (.320)
    FT Made-Attempted 7-13 (.538) 11-20 (.550)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 19 (0/0) 15 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 5 13

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