January 19, 2014 in Sports

Hornets defeat Eagles

Associated Press
 

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Dylan Garrity scored 18 points, half during a 26-6 run that spanned halftime, to spark Sacramento State to a 75-64 win over Eastern Washington on Saturday night.

Thomas Reuter scored to pull Eastern Washington even at 25-25 with 4:15 to play in the first half, but the Hornets closed with a 13-3 run to take a 38-28 lead at intermission, then opened the second with another 13-3 run. Garrity made four layups in the two runs.

Zach Mills scored 17 points for Sacramento State (6-9, 2-4 Big Sky), which shot 50 percent from the field (26 of 52) and hit 6 of 15 from 3-point range.

Eastern Washington (7-10, 2-4) got a 17-point effort from Venky Jois. Tyler Harvey added 15 points, but struggled from the field, hitting just 3 of 15 shots from the floor. Drew Brandon added 13 points and Parker Kelly contributed 11.

EWU hosts Southern Utah on Thursday.

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