USU Eastern Men’s Basketball Upended by SLCC

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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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