CHENEY, Wash. (AP) — Jacob Davison scored a career-high 41 points with seven 3-pointers and Eastern Washington beat Northern Arizona 82-64 on Monday night for its third straight win.
Davison topped his previous high of 26 points set in a 78-65 loss on the road against Portland State on Jan. 24. Davison was 13-of-21 shooting, including 7 of 13 from distance, and 8 of 8 from the foul line. The Eagles (8-13, 6-4 Big Sky) moved into fourth place in conference and have won five of their last six games. EWU is averaging 81 points a game in its last six.
Davison started the game with three 3s and a jumper for an 11-3 lead. Bernie Andre countered with three 3s and got the Lumberjacks within 13-12. But Davison answered with a 3, Tanner Groves threw down a dunk and followed with a jumper and the Lumberjacks never got within four points the rest of the way. Jesse Hunt scored 15 points with 11 rebounds and Groves posted career highs with 13 points and 11 rebounds.
Andre and Luke Avdalovic led NAU (7-14, 5-6) with 13 points each.