POSTED: 6:38 p.m. HST, Mar 15, 2013
LAST UPDATED: 7:11 p.m. HST, Mar 15, 2013
Senior guard John Allen scored 29 points, one of five Western Washington players in double figures, as the defending national champion Vikings defeated Chaminade 102-87 in tonight's NCAA II West Regional men's basketball quarterfinal in Bellingham, Wash.
Top-seeded and host WWU went 30-of-35 from the line in improving to 28-2.
The eighth-seeded Silverswords (19-11) were led by senior guard Bennie Murray's game-high 32 points. Senior guard De'Andre Haskins, the PacWest Player of the Year, was held to eight points before fouling out in the final minutes.