E. Washington 67, Sacramento St. 74

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SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP)—Justin Eller scored 17 points and Duro Bjegovic came off the bench to add 13 points and eight rebounds as Sacramento State beat Eastern Washington 74-67 on Sunday.

John Dickson had 12 points and four blocks and Antonio Flaggs scored 11 points for the Hornets (9-16, 3-9 Big Sky), who recorded 10 blocks.

Jeffrey Forbes’ 18, Glen Dean’s 15 and Mark Dunn’s 11 points led the Eagles (6-18, 2-8). Eastern Washington has lost its last seven games.

After trailing by 12 points, the Eagles charged back to cut the Hornets’ lead to 62-59 on a 3-pointer by Kevin Winford with 2:22 left.

The Hornets outscored the Eagles 12-8 the rest of the way.

Sacramento State led 37-26 at halftime on the strength of 12-for-22 shooting, five 3-pointers and 21 points from the bench. Dickson came off the bench to make three 3-pointers in the first half.

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 Eastern Wash.
Jeffrey Forbes Jeffrey Forbes
6-8,  18 Pts
2 Rebs, 3 Assists
 Sacramento St.
Justin Eller Justin Eller
5-7,  17 Pts
3 Rebs, 1 Assists

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