The Eastern Washington Eagles carry a two game win streak into the conference tournament Thursday afternoon for a first round matchup against the Northern Colorado Bears. Eastern Washington finished the regular season 18-14 overall after an 8 point win against Portland State on the final day of the year. Offensively Eastern Washington was dominant making 49.1% of their shots to score 83 total points in the game.
Angelo Allegri and Linton Acliese led the way for Eastern Washington scoring 27 points apiece. Ethan price chipped in 11 points for Eastern Washington and Rylan Bergersen scored nine points and posted a team high six assists.
The Northern Colorado Bears enter the conference tournament after a two point loss to Montana State ended a two game win streak. Defensively Northern Colorado struggled as Montana State made 50% of their shots to score 87 points in 40 minutes.
Officially this season Northern Colorado has four players averaging double figures as Daylen Kountz leads the way scoring 20.9 points per game on 50.9% shooting. Matt Johnson II is second on the team averaging 14 points per game and Bodie Hume scores a third best 11.3.