Scores

Final

E Illinois 93

(7-17, 4-7 OVC)

UT Martin 65

(6-17, 3-8 OVC)

8:00 PM ET, February 7, 2013

Skyhawk Arena, Martin, Tennessee

1 2 T
EIU 43 5093
UTM 34 3165

Top Performers

Eastern Illinois: A. Akers 13 Pts, 7 Reb, 8 Ast, 1 Stl

Tennessee-Martin: M. Taylor 19 Pts, 7 Reb, 2 Stl

E. Illinois 93, UT-Martin 65

Associated Press

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.

Myles Taylor led the Skyhawks (6-17, 3-8) with 19 points, with Terrence Smith pitching in 11 and Justin Childs and Mike Liabo scoring 10 each.

Eastern Illinois used a 14-4 run for a 21-12 advantage midway through the first half.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
EIU
UTM
Points 93 65
FG Made-Attempted 30-46 (.652) 23-51 (.451)
3P Made-Attempted 12-19 (.632) 5-14 (.357)
FT Made-Attempted 21-27 (.778) 14-19 (.737)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 19 (0/0) 22 (0/0)
Largest Lead 28 1

2012-13 Season

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