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UND men fall at Eastern Washington 95-71

SPOKANE, Wash.—Bogdan Bliznyuk poured in 28 points to help Eastern Washington post a 95-71 Big Sky Conference men's basketball win over North Dakota Thursday night.

UND, which fall to 7-12 overall and 2-5 in the Big Sky, was led Dale Jones who scored 14 points.

Eastern Washington improves to 9-11 overall and 4-3 in the Big Sky.

UND: Crandall 4-7 2-3 12, Stewart 2-8 4-4 8, Jones 3-5 5-6 14, Seales 2-7 1-2 5, Avants 5-8 1-2 11, Brown 1-2 4-4 7, Kinsey 1-2 0-1 2, Walter 2-4 0-0 5, Franken 0-0 0-0 0, Buchanan 3-7 0-1 7. Totals: 23-51 (FT), 17-23 (FT).

EWU: Gibson 3-9 1-1 9, Perry 4-7 0-0 9, Peatling 5-12 1-1 11, Benzel 5-9 0-0 15, Bliznyuk 12-15 1-1 28, Washington 4-11 1-2 11, Polanco 0-1 0-0 0, Davison 3-6 0-0 7, Gibb 1-1 0-0 2, Griciuanas 0-0 0-0 0. Thomas 1-1 0-0 3. Totals: 38-72 (FG), 4-5 (FT).

Halftime: EWU 50, UND 36. Total fouls: UND 10, EWU 19. Fouled out: Polanco. 3-point goals: UND 8-17 (Crandall 2-3, Jones 3-5, Brown 1-1, Walter 1-2, Buchanan 1-2), EWU 15-36 (Gibson 2-7, Perry 1-4, Benzel 5-9 Bliznyuk 3-5, Washington 2-6, Davison 1-3, Thomas 1-1). Rebounds: UND 26 (Stewart 4), EWU 37 (Peatling 11). Assists: UND 15 (Seales 5), EWU 23 (Perry 6). Turnovers: UND 9 (Crandall 2), EWU 6 (Polacno 2). A--xxx.

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