Idaho State vs Eastern Washington

E. Washington 81, Idaho St. 75

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CHENEY, Wash. (AP) - Cliff Colimon scored 22 points, Laron Griffin added 21 points and 11 rebounds, and Eastern Washington beat Idaho State 81-75 on Saturday in the first round of the Big Sky Conference tournament.

Jeffrey Forbes also scored 21, including five 3-pointers, for the Eagles (15-16), who will face top-seeded Montana in the semifinals Tuesday.

Kenny McGowen scored 28 to lead the Bengals (9-21) but was just 9 of 28 from the field, including 5 of 19 on 3-pointers. Melvin Morgan added 22 points.

Idaho State led 61-55 with 9:02 to play, but Colimon capped a 10-0 run with a 3-pointer to put Eastern Washington up 65-61. The Bengals pulled within 74-72 with 1:18 left, but a Kevin Winford layup and free throws by Parker Kelly and Colimon sealed the win.

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Scoreboard
Idaho State (9-21)324375
Eastern Washington (15-16) «374481

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Idaho State Bengals
A. Moreira, F392-50-011234
C. Grabau, F253-70-01247
K. McGowen, G409-285-631228
M. Morgan, G408-160-043222
A. Hatchett, G351-42-24244
S. Baldwin154-60-011010
J. Kusmieruk60-00-04020
N. Mason00-00-00000
Totals 27-667-832111775
 40.9%87.5% 
Eastern Washington Eagles
L. Griffin, F388-125-6110121
C. Ederaine, F270-24-64434
C. Chiverton, F162-70-02025
J. Forbes, G398-120-042121
C. Colimon, G368-135-647222
P. Kelly190-12-20102
J. Hickert121-30-06023
K. Winford91-30-00122
T. Johnson40-01-20001
Totals 28-5317-2235151381
 52.8%77.3% 
Big Sky
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
North Dakota14-422-10144
E. Wash.13-522-12148
Weber St.12-620-14185
Idaho12-619-14207
Montana11-716-16221
Montana St.11-716-16254
Sac. State9-913-18293
Portland St.7-1115-16268
N. Colo.7-1111-18287
N. Arizona6-129-23335
Idaho St.3-156-26340
So. Utah3-156-27341
 
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