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2/24/2005

Eastern Runs by Pima

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The Eastern Arizona College men's basketball team won their second straight conference road game in an easy fashion Wednesday night by defeating Pima College 93-63.

Eastern jumped to a quick 12-4 advantage before Pima closed the gap to 22-20 with just over eight minutes remaining. EAC then went on a 23-6 run to end the half with a 45-26 lead. The second half was all Eastern with the exception of one run by Pima when they cut the deficit to 14 with twelve minutes to play. The Gila Monsters scored the next seven points and were not threatened the rest of the way.

Eastern placed five players in double figures led by Brandon Woods' 24 points. Phillip Harvey scored 16, Hrvoje Pervan added 15, Sone Finister had 11, and Jerryck Owens-Murrey chipped in with 10. Woods and Finister led the Monsters on the glass with 11 and 10 respectively and Anthony Kidd paced the offense by passing out nine assists. For the game, Eastern shot 64% from the field while holding Pima to just 39% and the Monsters out rebounded Pima 48-21.

Eastern (18-9, 12-7) returns home Saturday night to host Yavapai. Game time is 7:30 MST and all of the action can be heard live via the internet at www.swsn.net.