Pacific Oregon vs Eastern Washington

E. Washington handles Pacific (Ore.) for 87-58 win

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CHENEY, Wash. (AP) Venky Jois put up 22 points and pulled down 11 rebounds to lead Eastern Washington to a season opening win against Pacific (Ore.) Sunday.

Jois, last year's Big Sky Freshman of the Year, went 10 of 13 from the field and also added five assists. Junior transfer Drew Brandon opened his Eagles career with a well-rounded game, scoring 14 points to go along with six assists, six rebounds and five steals.

All five Eastern Washington starters finished in double figures.

The Eagles opened up a 27-13 first-half lead on the back of a 14-5 run, and Pacific, a Division III program, couldn't get the lead under eight for the rest of the game.

Forward Mitch Wettig led the Boxers with 18 points on 7 of 9 shooting, including 4 of 6 from 3-point range. Daniel Zitani added 16.

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Pacific Oregon (0-1)273158
Eastern Washington (1-0) «424587

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Big Sky
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Portland St.0-04-068
Montana0-03-149
Idaho0-02-1234
Weber St.0-03-2245
Montana St.0-02-2274
North Dakota0-02-298
E. Wash.0-02-361
N. Colo.0-01-2217
Sac. State0-01-2325
So. Utah0-01-2238
Idaho St.0-00-3196
N. Arizona0-00-4100
 
Other games
STET 49 Final
ND 80
NKY 63 Final
UK 93