Jan. 17, 2008
Redshirt freshman guard Devon Beitzel led the Bears in scoring for the second-straight game, notching a career-high 18 points. Senior guard Thanasi Panagiotakopoulos scored 17, while both sophomore guard Will Figures and senior guard Sean Taibi added 11. Sophomore forward Jefferson Mason and junior guard Robert Palacios each grabbed six rebounds to lead the team, while Palacios and Beitzel led with four assists each.
Adris DeLeon posted the third-highest scoring total in Eastern Washington history with 42 points, hitting 14-28 from the field and 11-16 from the free throw line. Kellen Williams added a double-double with 21 points and 13 rebounds, while Brandon Moore added 14 points and Milan Stanojevic chipped in 12 as the Eagles starters scored all but two points in the game.
With just 6:36 left in regulation the Bears led by seven, but could not hold the lead and the Eagles had their largest lead of 11 with 0:52 left in overtime.
The Bears continue the road trip, playing at Portland State on Saturday afternoon in a game scheduled to begin at 2:05 p.m. Pacific, 3:05 Mountain.