CHENEY, Wash. -- Tyler Harvey scored 22 points, grabbed 10 rebounds and dished out eight assists in leading Eastern Washington to a 77-69 win over Idaho State on Thursday night.
Eastern Washington (15-15, 10-9 Big Sky) took a commanding 37-23 lead into intermission.
Idaho State (11-17, 8-11) got to within five points, 43-38, early in the second period before Harvey's pair of 3-pointers helped the Eagles amass a 13-point lead which was enough to keep the Bengals at bay until the buzzer.
Andre Hatchett scored 20 points for the Bengals, who shot only 34 percent but stayed in the game by winning the offensive rebound battle 23-11.
EWU remains tied for fifth in the conference with one regular season game against Portland State remaining.
Bruce Weber's Kansas State team earned a share of the Big 12 title three years ago, but a lot has changed since then and the pressure is on.
NCAA title game hero Kris Jenkins said he will withdraw his name from the NBA draft and return to Villanova for his senior season.
Andy Katz breaks down the likelihood of Villanova, Syracuse, North Carolina or Oklahoma making a run to the Final Four next season.