USU Eastern Men’s Basketball Upended by SLCC


The USU Eastern men’s basketball team hosted Salt Lake Community College (SLCC) on Thursday. The region opener for the Eagles ended in the Bruins favor as they grabbed a 70-59 win.

The Eagles were hot on the heels of the Bruins throughout the first half until the final three minutes when SLCC capitalized on a turnover to gain momentum. SLCC led 30-23 at the half.

USU Eastern was unable to take the lead in the second as SLCC shut them out 40-36 in the half. Nathaniel Wright led the Eagles with 15 points on the night.

The team will host Snow College on Saturday, Dec. 13. Tip off is scheduled for 5 p.m.

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