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Eagles defeat PSU

Tue., Jan. 22, 2013, midnight

The two-pronged attack of redshirt freshman Hayley Hodgins and senior Carrie Ojeda sparked the Eastern Washington women to their third straight Big Sky Conference victory, 68-56 at Portland State on Monday night.

Hodgins scored a career-high 22 points, ignited by a 4-for-8 performance beyond the arc, and Ojeda put together her third double-double of the season with 14 points and 11 rebounds as the Eagles (10-8, 6-3 Big Sky) took over sole possession of third place.

Eastern scored 27 points off 22 Vikings (9-9, 3-6) turnovers.

EWU 68, Portland St. 56

 Eastern Washington (10-8, 6-3) — Hodgins 7-16 4-4 22, Ojeda 6-12 2-5 14, Huerta 3-10 1-2 8, Ashenfelter 2-10 2-2 6, Nelson 0-6 2-2 2, Hughes 4-6 0-0 8, Pakootas 3-4 0-0 8, Ryan 0-0 0-0 0, totals 25-64 11-15 68.

Portland St. (9-9, 3-6) — Misa 7-10 1-3 15, Greene 6-13 1-2 14, Vanbrocklin 1-8 6-6 9, Brock 3-8 0-0 6, Lampman 1-7 3-4 5, Easom 3-6 0-0 7, McFadden 0-1 0-2 0, Powell 0-1 0-0 0, Krug 0-0 0-0 0, Totals 21-54 11-17 56.

Halftime—EWU 34-30. 3-Point Goals—EWU 7-17 (Hodgins 4-8, Huerta 1-4, Ashenfelter 0-1, Nelson 0-2, Pakootas 2-2), PSU 3-12 (Greene 1-1, Vanbrockling 1-3, Brock 0-1, Lampman 1-3, Powell 0-1). Fouled Out—None. Rebounds—EWU 36 (Ojeda 11), PSU 43 (Misa 8). Assists—EWU 17 (Huerta, Ashenfelter 6), PSU 14 (Vanbrockling 6). Total Fouls—EWU 11, PSU 16. Technicals—None. A—589.

Men

Montana State 76, Southern Utah 68: Christian Moon scored a career-high 24 points and the Bobcats defated the Thunderbirds at Bozeman, Mont.

Xavier Blount scored 13 and Paul Egwuonwu scored 10 for the Bobcats (7-9, 4-4 Big Sky), who had lost their previous two games after a four-game winning streak.

Damon Heuir scored 20 points to lead the Thunderbirds (5-12, 3-5), who have lost five in a row.



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