CHENEY, Wash. – Collin Chiverton scored 20 points, helping Eastern Washington secure a 72-68 victory over Montana State on Thursday night.
Eastern Washington (6-15, 4-7 Big Sky) also got 15 points from Parker Kelly and 13 points from Kevin Winford.
Venky Jois chipped in with 14 rebounds, 7 assists and 3 blocked shots.
Montana State (9-10, 6-5) had a rough shooting night, hitting just 30 percent of its shots from the floor and 3-point range and 69 percent of its attempts from the free-throw line.
Flavien Davis scored 12 points for Montana State. Paul Egwuonwu and Marcus Colbert each scored 10.
Montana State had a 15-3 advantage in second-chance points, while Eastern Washington countered with a 26-22 scoring edge in the paint and 25-18 edge off the bench.