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Big Sky Tournament - Montana State Falls 65-55 Against Eastern Washington - Game Recap

Eastern Washington got 15 points from Jacob Groves as they ran past Montana State 65-55 on Saturday at Idaho Central Arena.

Bettors who backed Eastern Washington were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as a favorite of -7.5 at sportsbooks.

Tanner Groves had 14 points for Eastern Washington and Michael Meadows chipped in with 12 points. Michael Meadows had 3 assists for them, while Tanner Groves was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 14 boards.

Montana State got a 15-point performance from Abdul Mohamed, who was supported by 12 points from Jubrile Belo. Xavier Bishop had 1 assists in a losing cause for Montana State, while Jubrile Belo grabbed 10 rebounds.

First-half bettors who backed Eastern Washington were victorious, as the score was $HalfScore at the break.

Eastern Washington won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 34-31.