By Loren Miller, Utah State Eastern Sports Information
Utah State Eastern women’s basketball lost to the Snow College Badgers 66-60 at home on Thursday. Both teams fought hard from tip off to the final buzzer with Snow making big plays in the second half to get the win.
The Badgers were led by Megan Carr’s double-double of 12 points and 15 rebounds.
USU Eastern freshman Emmery Wagstaff put in a team-high 17 points along with five boards. Forwards Abby Butler and Morgan Toluono combined for 25 points and 15 rebounds against Snow. For the sixth game in a row, USU Eastern guard Lamija Coric scored in double figures with 11 points.
As a team, the Eagles lost the rebound battle by only one rebound, 34-33.
The loss on Thursday moves the Eagles record in conference play to 4-6, which puts them in fourth place. They are currently a game behind Southern Idaho for third place with two games left.
USU Eastern will next play on the road in Rangely against Colorado Northwest on Thursday, Feb. 21 at 5:30 p.m. They will conclude their regular season at home against CSI on Saturday, Feb. 23 at 3 p.m.
Both games will be broadcast on the Scenic West Digital Network at scenicwestnetwork.com. Fans can purchase their tickets in advance for Saturday’s game at usueasternathletics.com/tickets.