Portlandst 25 40 65
Ewashingtn 33 43 76
Date of game: 1/28/2013

Recap: Eastern Wash vs. Portland State

Cheney, WA (Sports Network) - Venky Jois tallied his ninth double-double of the season with 20 points and 13 rebounds as the Eastern Washington Eagles defeated the Portland State Vikings, 76-65, in a Big Sky Conference bout at Reese Court.

Jois also blocked three shots for EWU (5-15, 3-7 Big Sky), which snapped a four-game losing streak. Parker Kelly scored 17 points on 5-of-8 from 3-point range, while Martin Seiferth and Kevin Winford netted 13 and 12, respectively.

For Portland State (5-12, 3-7), Aaron Moore recorded 20 points and 10 rebounds, Michael Harthun had 14 points, and Gary Winton chipped in 12 points. The Vikings are now losers of four in a row.

EWU shot just 37.5 percent from the field in the first half, but it made six 3-pointers in the opening 20 minutes and took a 33-25 advantage into the break. Portland State went without a trey in the frame.

The Eagles' field goal efficiency improved to 57.1 percent after halftime, and they held at least a seven point advantage throughout the second half.

EWU outscored Portland State in the paint, 34-20.

Game Notes

The Inside Line: Kyle Busch's chances of making the Chase

Kyle Busch won Sunday's road course race in Sonoma, California, but he still has a long way to go to become eligible for a spot in the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship.

Extra Points: Bennett is far down on Seahawks' list

NFL players have a very short shelf life to make significant amounts of money so it's tough to fault anyone who has outperformed a contract when they go knocking on the door to ask for more.

Mackanin to remain Phillies interim manager

Pete Mackanin will remain interim manager of the Philadelphia Phillies for the remainder of the season, the team announced Tuesday.

Report: Thunder sign Singler to extension

The Oklahoma City Thunder have reportedly retained restricted free agent forward Kyle Singler with a five-year contract extension.

Stay Connected with WDEF News 12
Inergize Digital This site is hosted and managed by Inergize Digital.
Mobile advertising for this site is available on Local Ad Buy.