Scores

Final

E Washington 72

(3-8, 0-6 away)

South Dakota 78

(5-7, 4-1 home)

    8:00 PM ET, December 20, 2010

    DakotaDome, Vermillion, South Dakota

    1 2 T
    EWU 36 3672
    SDAK 31 4778

    Top Performers

    Eastern Washington: G. Dean 16 Pts, 4 Reb, 4 Ast

    South Dakota: T. Gruis 19 Pts, 8 Reb, 4 Ast, 1 Stl, 1 Blk

    S. Dakota 78, E. Washington 72

    Associated Press

    VERMILLION, S.D. -- Trevor Gruis scored 19 points to lead South Dakota past Eastern Washington 78-72 Monday night.

    Three other Coyotes were in double figures. Charlie Westbrook and Jake Thomas each had 15 points and Steve Tecker scored 12 for South Dakota (5-7).

    Glen Dean led Eastern Washington (3-8) with 16 points. Cliff Ederaine had 14 points and nine rebounds for the Eagles.

    Eastern Washington led 36-31 at the half and scored the first basket of the second half, but the Coyotes used a 12-5 run to go ahead 43-41. Westbrook's 3-pointer with 10:05 to play put South Dakota ahead to stay at 54-51 and the lead got as high as 10 points.

    Dean scored on a three-point play with 11 seconds left to get the Eagles within four, but Thomas hit two free throws to finish the scoring.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    EWU
    SDAK
    Points 72 78
    FG Made-Attempted 26-71 (.366) 27-67 (.403)
    3P Made-Attempted 7-32 (.219) 6-19 (.316)
    FT Made-Attempted 13-21 (.619) 18-26 (.692)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 21 (0/0) 20 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 5 6

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