Sutah 31 41 72
Ewashingtn 39 47 86
Date of game: 2/16/2013

Recap: Eastern Wash vs. Southern Utah

Cheney, WA (Sports Network) - Collin Chiverton scored 18 points to lead the Eastern Washington Eagles past the Southern Utah Thunderbirds to a 86-72 decision in a Big Sky Conference matchup at Reese Court.

Chiverton went 5-of-8 from the field and knocked down three 3-point attempts for the Eagles (8-17, 6-9 Big Sky), who have now won two in a row after a two- game slump. Parker Kelly scored 15 points while Tyler Harvey added 11. Martin Seiferth put together a double-double with 13 points and 10 rebounds to go along with four blocks.

For the Thunderbirds (10-15, 8-8), Jackson Stevenett scored 26 points and corralled eight rebounds while going 14-of-16 from the free-throw line. A.J. Hess drained five 3-pointers on his way to 24 points. SUU's setback marked its third consecutive loss.

After the Thunderbirds shot just 29.0 percent from the field in the first half and EWU shot 50.0 percent, the Eagles took a 39-31 lead into halftime.

In the second half, the Eagles shot even better at 57.1 percent and outscored the Thunderbirds, 47-41 over the final 20 minutes.

In the lopsided affair, EWU outscored SUU in the paint by a 38-12 margin. The Eagles also shot 53.7 percent from the field while holding the Thunderbirds to 32.8 percent shooting.

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