POCATELLO, Idaho – Tremayne Johnson's layup with 19 seconds left lifted Eastern Washington past Idaho State 69-67 on Saturday night.
Johnson's basket gave the Eagles (8-15, 5-6 Big Sky) a 68-67 lead. The Bengals (6-16, 2-8) had a chance to retake the lead with 10 seconds remaining, but Phyllip Taylor missed two free throws. Glen Dean, who led Eastern Washington with 17 points, added a free throw with 5 seconds left for the final margin.
Taylor led the Bengals with 16 points, and Mike Lacey scored 13.
Johnson finished with 15 points, and Cliff Colimon added 11 for Eastern Washington, who trailed 28-26 at the half.