Venky Jois' three-point play with 2:56 gave Eastern a 70-67 lead, Parker Kelly's trey extended the lead to six, and the Eagles made 8 of 10 free throws down the stretch to ice it. Jois - who was coming off back-to-back 38 point games - finished with 15 points and 11 rebounds.
Eastern Washington led 40-30 at the half behind Tyler Harvey's 12 points in the frame, including the 1,000th point of his career. Harvey finished with 19. The Eagles hit 8 of 11 beyond the arc before intermission and finished 12 of 25.
Eastern Washington extends its record to 8-1, its best start in 38 years.