CHENEY, Wash. - Benny Valentine scored 24 of his 28 points in the second half and Eastern Washington survived poor foul shooting to beat Texas Arlington 73-70 lSaturday night at Cheney.
Milan Stanojevic added 17 points and, Brandon Moore 16 points and 11 rebounds for the Eagles (2-1).
The Mavericks (2-1), led by Anthony Vereen's 19 points and 12 rebounds, had a chance to tie the score at the end of the game, but Jeremy Smith's buzzer-beating, 3-point attempt bounced around the rim before falling out.
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