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NCAA Game Summary - Sam Houston State at Eastern Washington



(Saturday, February 23)

Final Score: Eastern Washington 81, Sam Houston State 76

Cheney, WA (Sports Network) - Collin Chiverton scored 20 points off the bench as the Eastern Washington Eagles out-dueled the Sam Houston State Berakats, 81-76, in a BracketBusters showdown at Reese Court.

Parker Kelly added 17 points, and Jeffrey Forbes and Venky Jois each had 11 points for Eastern Washington (8-19) which has won three of its last four. Jois also had team-highs in rebounds (8), assists (6) and blocks (4).

Paul Baxter managed 19 points and seven rebounds, James Thomas tallied 12 points and seven boards and Marquel McKinney chipped in 10 points for Sam Houston State (14-13) which has lost three of its last four.

Eastern Washington rolled to a 41-25 advantage at halftime by shooting 68.2 percent from the field in the first half, including a 6-of-8 effort from beyond the arc.

After halftime the Bearkats shot just 35.6 percent but had twice as many field goal attempts as the Eagles. Sam Houston State pulled to within two points with 34 seconds left but the Eagles made good on 5-of-6 from the free-throw line to hold on.

Sam Houston State outscored Eastern Washington, 17-7, in points off takeaways while committing only six turnovers. The Eagles outscored the Bearkats from 3- point range (30-21) and the free-throw line (25-17).

02/23 19:25:38 ET

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