Raiders Rolls Past Mountaineers, 97-73

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(Courtesy: SOU Sports Information)

Tristen Holmes paced five players in double figures with 16 points, 10 rebounds, five assists and four steals as Southern Oregon eliminated Eastern Oregon, 97-73, in the quarterfinal round of the Cascade Conference Tournament presented by U.S. Bank on Wednesday night at Mountain Avenue Gym.

SOU (20-11 overall), the No. 4 seed, advanced to play top-seeded College of Idaho in Saturday's semifinal round. The Raiders led 39-32 at halftime before shooting 21-of-34 in the second half, settling in at 58 percent from the field for the game.

Ben DeSaulnier scored 15 points and eclipsed the 2,000-point mark for his career, becoming the second Raider ever to do so.

Max McCullough's 28 points on 12-of-22 shooting led the Mountaineers (21-8).

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