CHENEY, Wash. -- Mason Peatling scored 30 points on 11-of-16 shooting, grabbed 11 rebounds and Eastern Washington rallied to beat Southern Utah 81-78 in overtime on Saturday.
Peatling's 3-pointer with 24 seconds left in regulation knotted it at 71 to force the extra session. Jacob Davison's 3 with 53 seconds left brought Eastern Washington (12-6, 5-2 Big Sky Conference) within 71-65.
Dwayne Morgan's layup 15 seconds in gave the Thunderbirds (11-7, 4-3) their only lead in overtime. Peatling followed with a pair of layups and the Eagles led the rest of the way.
Southern Utah led 40-38 at halftime and extended it to 63-52 when Andre Adams made a layup with 9:36 left in regulation. Peatling scored a layup with 7:55 left to start a 7-0 run in just under three minutes.
Kim Aiken Jr. and Davison each scored 11. The Eagles overcame 15-of-27 (55.6%) shooting from the foul line with 10 3s.
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