Good morning from Portland, where the Eastern basketball season came to an end last night against a Georgetown team that simply had a little too much athleticism for the Eagles. If that weren't enough the Hoyas also know how to shoot the long ball. While the Eagles head home to rest and contemplate the next season, I'm going on to Corvallis to help with tonight's Gonzaga women's game. In the meantime, here's my Eastern game story. John Blanchette offers his perspective in this column, while Jacob Thorpe wrote this notebook and Dan Pelle captured many moments with this photo package. Want more? Here's a story from the Oregonian that includes a video of the incident that sent Tyler Harvey to the floor, an incident that some believe was a turning point in the game.
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