CHARLESTON, Ill. -- Jud Dillard scored 34 points to help Tennessee Tech slip by Eastern Illinois 77-73 Thursday night, snapping a five-game losing streak.
Dillard was 12 of 18 from the field and had three 3-pointers, including one with 53 seconds to play. He also had a team-high five rebounds.
Eastern Illinois led 44-40 at halftime and stayed out front until Dillard hit a 3-pointer, putting Tennessee Tech up by two with 53 seconds remaining. Sherman Blanford made a layup to tie the game at 73, but Dillard scored again and Matt Marseille hit a pair of free throws to seal the win.
Morris Woods led Eastern Illinois with 25 points and seven rebounds. Blanford added 18 points for the Panthers (3-14, 0-4).
Eastern Illinois has lost 10 consecutive games.
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