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E. Washington 89, Weber St. 74

E. Washington 89, Weber St. 74

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CHENEY, Wash. (AP) -- Rodney Stuckey scored a season-high 34 points and Eastern Washington used hot shooting in the second half to beat Big Sky Conference-leading Weber State 89-74 Wednesday night.

Paul Butorac added 12 points for the Eagles (12-13, 6-7 Big Sky), who shot 64 percent in the second half.

Juan Pablo Silveira had a career-high 25 points for the Wildcats (16-10, 9-4), who had won four straight.

The Eagles outscored the Wildcats 17-7 over a nearly 10-minute span in the second half that saw them push a 60-57 lead to 77-64 on Paul Butorac's inside move with 4:25 left.

Stuckey, a sophomore with 13 30-point career games, also had seven rebounds, six assists and four steals.

Michael Taylor added 11 points and Matt Penoncello 10 for EWU, which outrebounded Weber State 41-19 to help it break a three-game losing streak. Kellen Williams added 10 rebounds for the Eagles.

David Patten scored 19 points for Weber State, which at one point had hit 10 of 11 from 3-point range before finishing 11 of 17. The Wildcats struggled from the free-throw line, making just 15 of 32.

(Copyright 2007 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.) APTV-02-07-07 2230MST


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