BOISE, Idaho (AP) Jacob Groves scored a career-high 21 points as Eastern Washington routed Montana 78-50 in the semifinals of the Big Sky Conference Tournament on Friday night.
The second-seeded Eagles will meet No. 5 seed Montana State in Saturday's championship game. Montana State tripped up top-seeded Southern Utah in Friday's other semifinal.
Groves hit 10 of 13 shots in 27 minutes. Tanner Groves added 18 points for Eastern Washington (15-7). Kim Aiken Jr. added 8 points and 10 rebounds. The Eagles shot 56% for the game (31 of 55) and outrebounded the Grizzlies 40-25.