College of Eastern Utah begins year with win
|Chris Lang maintains his dribble through a crowded key despite the jumble of CSI players attempting to take the ball.|
In an 18 point victory, College of Eastern Utah rang in the new year with a win over College of Southern Idaho on Jan. 2.
The Eagles outscored Southern Idaho in both halves of the game, but first half play allowed CEU to take a big, 41-27 lead into the locker room.
Chris Lang was the high scorer of the game with 17 points, three assists, two rebounds and a steal.
Nyheem Shiggs contributed 13 points, seven rebounds, two assists and a steal and Chris Langhorne added 11 points, four rebounds, three steals and two assists.
The final score was 80-62.
Southern Idaho battled back the next night, though, taking a 10 point lead over the Eagles early in the game.
CEU entered the half down by six points and was unable to make up the difference.
Southern Idaho won, 59-55.
Leonta Matthews had 15 points, eight rebounds, two steals and one assist on the night.
Southern Idaho drops to 6-4 in Scenic West Athletic Conference standings.
College of Eastern Utah goes to 7-5.