E. Utah wins shot at top-seeded Cardinals
Phillip Thomas scored 17 points, Stephen Franklin scored 15 and Cliff Colimon had 12 points to lead the fourth-seeded College of Eastern Utah Golden Eagles to a 78-62 Region 18 men’s basketball tournament victory over the fifth-seeded Snow College Badgers Thursday night at North Idaho College’s Christianson Gym.
Eastern Utah will face regular-season champion and top-seeded North Idaho in tonight’s semifinal.
In the other semifinal, No. 3 Southern Idaho will play No. 2 Salt Lake.
Ryan Brimley scored 15 points to pace Snow.
Salt Lake 71, Eastern Utah 54: Nicole Brady scored 21 points and the fourth-seeded Bruins beat the fifth-seeded Golden Eagles at NIC.
Salt Lake will play top-seeded Southern Idaho today in one semifinal. No. 3 Snow faces No. 2 North Idaho in the other semifinal.
Kaylie Robinson had 19 points and eight rebounds for Eastern Utah.