Scores

Final

E Washington 55

(4-15, 2-7 Big Sky)

Southern Utah 69

(7-12, 5-5 Big Sky)

9:05 PM ET, January 26, 2013

Centrum Arena, Cedar City, Utah

1 2 T
EWU 33 2255
SUU 31 3869

Top Performers

Eastern Washington: V. Jois 11 Pts, 7 Reb, 2 Ast, 1 Stl, 2 Blk

Southern Utah: W. Collie 18 Pts, 9 Reb, 2 Ast, 1 Stl

S. Utah 69, E. Washington 55

Associated Press

CEDAR CITY, Utah -- Wade Collie scored 18 points, grabbed nine rebounds and Southern Utah jumped out to an 11-2 lead to begin the game and never looked back, defeating Eastern Washington 69-55 on Saturday night.

Southern Utah (7-12, 5-5 Big Sky) had two others in double figures against the Thunderbirds with Damon Heuir scoring 17 points and Jackson Stevenett chipping in with 16 points and six rebounds.

Down 11-2, the Eagles fought back with a 16-6 run to take an 18-17 lead with 10:23 to go in the first half and eventually led 33-31 at halftime.

Southern Utah took over after halftime however, opening the second half with a 24-12 run capped off by Stevenett's jumper to make it 55-45 with 8:15 remaining and kept its double-digit lead for the rest of the game.

Collin Chiverton had 14 points to lead Eastern Washington (4-15, 2-7) and Venky Jois had 11 points and seven rebounds.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
EWU
SUU
Points 55 69
FG Made-Attempted 18-54 (.333) 26-61 (.426)
3P Made-Attempted 6-24 (.250) 2-10 (.200)
FT Made-Attempted 13-24 (.542) 15-19 (.789)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 19 (0/0) 23 (0/0)
Largest Lead 8 16

2012-13 Season

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