Sacramento 23 37 60
Ewashingtn 33 20 53
Date of game: 1/12/2013

Recap: Eastern Wash vs. Sacramento St

Cheney, WA (Sports Network) - Konner Veteto and Mikh McKinney each scored 12 points as the Sacramento State Hornets overcame a 10-point halftime deficit to defeat the Eastern Washington Eagles, 60-53, in Big Sky Conference action at Reese Court.

Joe Eberhard added 11 points for Sacramento State (8-6, 3-3 Big Sky), which has won two of three. Dylan Garrity tallied 10 points and six assists, while John Dickson put up eight points, 10 rebounds, and two blocks.

For EWU (4-12, 2-4), Kevin Winford recorded 12 points and six assists, while Venky Jois and Martin Seiferth chipped in 10 points apiece. Jois also logged seven rebounds, six blocks, and two steals for the Eagles, who have lost seven of their past nine games.

EWU outshot Sacramento State from the field in the first half, 52 percent to 39.3 percent, as it went into intermission with a 33-23 advantage.

The Hornets opened up the second half red-hot, ripping off a 21-4 run to take a 44-37 lead with 11:21 to play. The Eagles battled back to retake the lead at the 2:23 mark, 53-52, but those were their last points as Sacramento State sealed the win with an 8-0 run down the stretch.

Sacramento State won the rebounding battle, 36-27, and outscored the Eagles 38-20 in the paint.

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