Green Bay trio sparks OT win over Eastern Washington

Associated Press

November 17, 2018

CHENEY, Wash. ShanQuan Hemphill and reserve Jayquan McCloud scored 19 points apiece and Cody Schwartz came off the bench to score 18 to help Green Bay turn back Eastern Washington 82-78 in overtime on Friday night.

Sandy Cohen III, who finished with nine points, 13 rebounds, seven assists, three blocked shots and a steal for the Phoenix (2-2), scored on a layup with eight seconds left in regulation to force overtime.

The Eagles (0-3) took 69-66 lead on Jack Perry's 3-pointer 19 seconds into the extra period, but McCloud and Schwartz buried back-to-back 3s and Hemphill added a layup to cap a 7-0 run for a 74-69 lead with 2:29 left. Green Bay never trailed again.

Jesse Hunt finished with 15 points and 10 rebounds for his third career double-double for EWU. Ty Gibson and Austin Fadal contributed 12 points apiece for the Eagles, while Cody Benzel and Jacob Davison both scored 11.

Green Bay had a 20-7 edge in points off turnovers, while the Eagles had a 17-5 advantage in fast-break points. The Phoenix bench outscored the Eagles 39-25.