COMING UP: Saturday at Southern Utah, 6 p.m.
OUTLOOK: The Eagles take on the Big Sky Conference leader in rebounding and blocked shots when they travel to Cedar City, Utah, in the first Big Sky Conference meeting between the two schools. Eastern will be trying to snap a three-game losing streak. Southern Utah leads the league and ranks 20th in NCAA Division I in blocked shots (5.4 per game), and is first in the league in rebounds per game (38.0) and second in rebounding margin (plus-4.7). The team’s biggest player is 6-foot-11, 250-pound Jason Cheesman, who averages 6.8 points, 5.9 rebounds and 2.31 blocked shots per game (second in the Big Sky and 37th nationally).
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