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Big Sky Tournament - Recap - Eastern Washington Defeats Montana 78-50

The battle between Eastern Washington and Montana didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Montana was handed a 78-50 defeat on Friday at Idaho Central Arena.

Bettors who backed Eastern Washington were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as a favorite of -7.0 at sportsbooks.

Eastern Washington got 21 points from Jacob Groves and another 18 points from Tanner Groves. Tyler Robertson contributed 4 assists, while Kim Aiken Jr. cleaned the glass with 10 rebounds.

Montana got 15 points from Cameron Parker in a losing cause and another 9 points from Mack Anderson. Cameron Parker contributed 3 assists for them, while Josh Bannan had 10 rebounds.

Eastern Washington was winning at the break before taking care of business in the second half.

The rebound battle favored Eastern Washington as they grabbed 38 boards, while Montana only had 22