MARTIN, Tenn. -- Morris Woods scored 18 points as Eastern Illinois won its third in its past four, downing Tennessee-Martin 93-65 in Ohio Valley Conference action Thursday night.
Woods was 6-of-9 shooting and 6 of 8 at the foul line, while Sherman Blanford had 12 points and 10 rebounds for the Panthers (7-17, 4-7).
Austin Akers entered 16th nationally with a 2.7-to-1 assist-to-turnover ratio and had eight helpers with no giveaways Thursday.
Eastern Illinois connected on a season-best 65.2 percent of its shots (30 of 46) and knocked down 63.2 percent (12 of 19) from 3-point range. The Panthers also had a season-best 23 assists and committed just 12 turnovers.
Eastern Illinois used a 14-4 run for a 21-12 advantage midway through the first half.
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Ted Kapita was the top-rated recruit from West Virginia in the class of 2015 and recently played at DME Academy in Florida.
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