Scores

Final

UT Martin 56

(4-16, 1-7 OVC)

E Illinois 69

(5-16, 2-6 OVC)

8:00 PM ET, January 24, 2013

Lantz Arena, Charleston, Illinois

1 2 T
UTM 32 2456
EIU 27 4269

Top Performers

Tennessee-Martin: M. Taylor 21 Pts, 6 Reb, 2 Ast, 1 Stl, 1 Blk

Eastern Illinois: M. Woods 15 Pts, 11 Reb, 1 Ast, 2 Stl, 2 Blk

E. Illinois 69, UT-Martin 56

Associated Press

CHARLESTON, Ill. -- Morris Woods had 15 points and 11 rebounds, and Sherman Blanford also scored 15 points to lift Eastern Illinois to a 69-56 win over Tennessee-Martin Thursday night.

Malcolm Herron scored 13 points and Josh Piper added 10 points for the Panthers (5-16, 2-6 Ohio Valley), who have won two in a row following a 12-game losing streak.

Myles Taylor led the Skyhawks (4-16, 1-7) with 21 points. Terence Smith had 13 points and seven assists for Tennessee-Martin.

Eastern Illinois trailed 35-27 early in the second half, but pulled even at 38 on Woods' basket, then went ahead to stay at 45-43 when Blanford made a layup with 12 1/2 minutes left.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
UTM
EIU
Points 56 69
FG Made-Attempted 21-53 (.396) 24-46 (.522)
3P Made-Attempted 8-18 (.444) 7-19 (.368)
FT Made-Attempted 6-13 (.462) 14-20 (.700)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 21 (0/0) 13 (0/0)
Largest Lead 8 13

2012-13 Season

DATEGAMELINKS
» Jan 24, 2013 @EIU 69, UTM 56Recap
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