Eastern Washington wins fourth straight with big second half
The Eagles overcame a poor first-half shooting performance to beat Warner Pacific 58-47.
CHENEY — After seven straight games on the road, it took a little while for the Eastern Washington women's basketball team to get settled on its home floor.
But the Eagles used a strong second half to earn a 58-47 victory over visiting Warner Pacific on Saturday.
Eastern shot 27 percent in the first half, going 4 for 15 from three-point range, but managed to stay tied at 25 at halftime.
The Eagles scored the first seven points of the second half. They shot 43.3 percent and held Warner Pacific to just 24.2 percent and surged to a 14-point lead midway through the period.
Lexie Nelson led the Eagles with 19 points, including a trio of three-pointers. Melissa Williams added seven rebounds and eight points.
Warner Pacific had three players in double-digit scoring, led by Morgan Wolff, who finished with 13.
Eastern, which has won four games in a row, improved to 6-5 overall in the 2012-13 season.
From team reports