Aiken leads Eastern Washington over Southern Utah 82-79

May 8, 2021 | |Post a Comment

first_img FacebookTwitterLinkedInEmailCHENEY, Wash. (AP) — Kim Aiken Jr. set career highs with 24 points and 11 rebounds as Eastern Washington rallied to beat Southern Utah 82-79 on Saturday. Aiken made 1 of 2 free throws with one second left and stole it from Cameron Oluyitan in the final second to secure the win. Tags: Big Sky/SUU Thunderbirds Basketball Written by Better had career highs of 35 points and seven 3-pointers for the Thunderbirds (9-10, 4-6). Aiken’s 3-pointer with 4:39 left cut the Eagles’ deficit to 68-67 and sparked a 15-2 run capped by an Aiken free throw at 79-70 with 40 seconds left. The Thunderbirds closed back to 81-79 on Brandon Better’s 3-pointer with two seconds left. Aiken finished 8 of 10 from the field, including 4 of 5 from 3-point range. Jacob Davison added 21 points, Jesse Hunt had 16 points and Tyler Kidd scored 15. The Eagles (7-13, 5-4 Big Sky) have won four of the last five. February 2, 2019 /Sports News – Local Aiken leads Eastern Washington over Southern Utah 82-79 Associated Presslast_img

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