Eastern Washington vs Northern Arizona

E. Washington 74, N. Arizona 68


FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) - Collin Chiverton's 13 points paced four Eastern Washington players in double figures as the Eagles rallied to a 74-68 win over Northern Arizona Thursday night.

Cliff Ederaine added 13 rebounds, six assists and four steals for the Eagles (11-12 overall, 5-5 Big Sky), who won in Flagstaff for the first time in eight years.

Ephraim Ekanem led the Lumberjacks (5-18, 1-10) with 15 points and seven rebounds.

Northern Arizona led 32-29 at halftime and quickly went up by nine early in the second half, but the Lumberjacks went without a field goal for 6 1/2-minutes midway through the second half, turning a four-point lead into a six-point deficit with seven minutes remaining.

Jeffrey Forbes' go-ahead 3-pointer put Eastern Washington up for good, 57-54, with 8:37 remaining.

Northern Arizona has now lost 10 consecutive games, which is its longest losing streak since dropping 10 in a row during the 1990-91 season.

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Eastern Washington Eagles
C. Ederaine, F342-67-12136311
C. Chiverton, F244-153-411313
L. Griffin, F221-23-47045
C. Colimon, G373-114-644412
J. Forbes, G372-42-25138
T. Johnson132-82-23006
P. Kelly133-64-410211
J. Hickert123-50-02118
K. Winford70-00-00110
J. Henry10-00-00000
Totals 20-5725-3437142174
Northern Arizona Lumberjacks
E. Ekanem, F266-103-770515
G. Bewernick, F221-31-25033
J. Douglas, G405-124-675114
S. Saldivar, G363-73-563110
M. Dunn, G202-55-65159
B. Olayinka180-10-02230
G. Rogers160-42-22202
D. Norman135-61-122511
C. Gruber71-30-00012
D. Cheek21-10-00002
C. Heine00-00-00100
Totals 24-5219-2938162468
Big Sky
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Weber St.15-326-9108
Idaho St.11-716-15256
E. Wash.10-818-16232
North Dakota10-817-16218
Montana St.9-914-17260
Portland St.8-1013-18282
N. Colo.7-1110-21304
Sac. State6-1214-17273
So. Utah3-156-24335
N. Arizona3-155-25333
Other games
DUKE 75 Final
VT 60
SE Mo St 73 Final
SC 66 Final
Florida 74
S Diego 73 Final
GONZ 73 Final
BYU 83