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.

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