Hayley Hodgins scored 20 points and Eastern Washington women’s basketball coach Wendy Schuller picked up her 200th career win with the Eagles’ 65-44 victory over Air Force in Cheney on Sunday.
The Eagles (2-0) outscored the Falcons 25-13 in the first quarter and didn’t look back. EWU’s defense made 12 steals and blocked eight shots as Air Force (0-2) turned the ball over 25 times.
Delaney Hodgins added 14 points.
Vandals win opener: Ali Forde scored 10 points, pulled down 14 rebounds and blocked four shots as Idaho took a 64-42 win over UC Santa Barbara (0-2) in the Vandals’ season opener at Moscow.
Geraldine McCorkell scored 14 points and Christina Salvatore 10 for Idaho, which took off to a 19-5 first-quarter lead after the Gauchos went 2 for 14 in the first 10 minutes while turning the ball over five times.
Whitworth falls in overtime: Eastern Oregon caught Whitworth in regulation and the Mountaineers (1-2) went on to a 71-61 victory in the Pirates’ season opener in Spokane.
KC McConnell had 14 points, Alexis McLeod 11 and Faith Emerson 10 for Whitworth.
Eastern Oregon outscored Whitworth 10-2 in the final five minutes of regulation to force overtime.
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