Down by 26 points with nine minutes to go in the game, the Broncos attempted a comeback but came up short, losing to Eastern Washington 72-63 on Friday night at Taco Bell Arena. Lauren Lenhardt led the Broncos (4-4) with 18 points and 11 rebounds for her third double-double of the season.
NORTHWEST NAZARENE WOMENS BASKETBALL: Chelsie Luke scored 18 points to lead five players in double figures as the Crusaders defeated Carroll College 71-54 in Nampa. Kylee Schierman pulled down 10 rebounds for NNU (6-2, 0-2 GNAC).
NNU MENS BASKETBALL: The Crusaders topped New Hope Christian College 73-53 in a nonconference matchup in Nampa. Kenny Jones led NNU (6-1) with 16 points, and Keith Moilanen chipped in with 12.