CHENEY, Wash. -- — Steele Venters had 21 points as Eastern Washington edged past Idaho State 75-72 on Saturday.
Venters made two free throws as he went 6 for 6 inside the final two minutes, and the Bengals missed a tying 3-point attempt in the closing seconds.
Angelo Allegri had 16 points for Eastern Washington (13-12, 7-7 Big Sky Conference). Rylan Bergersen added 14 points, including consecutive three-point plays that put EWU up for good with less than four minutes to go, and eight rebounds. Ethan Price had 11 points.
The Eagles improve to 2-0 against the Bengals on the season. Eastern Washington defeated Idaho State 89-63 on Jan. 24.
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