SACRAMENTO – 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.