Scores

Final

Murray State 70

(18-7, 9-4 OVC)

E Illinois 79

(8-19, 5-9 OVC)

Coverage: ESPN3

7:15 PM ET, February 16, 2013

Lantz Arena, Charleston, Illinois

1 2 T
MURR 26 4470
EIU 31 4879

Top Performers

Murray State: S. Wilson 20 Pts, 2 Reb, 3 Ast, 1 Blk

Eastern Illinois: M. Woods 21 Pts, 4 Reb, 3 Ast, 1 Stl

E. Illinois 79, Murray St. 70

Associated Press

CHARLESTON, Ill. -- Morris Woods scored 21 points and Sherman Blanford had 15 points and 14 rebounds Saturday night to lead Eastern Illinois to a 79-70 win over Murray State.

Josh Piper added 15 points for the Panthers (8-19, 5-9 Ohio Valley) and Alex Austin contributed 10 points.

The Panthers shot 56 percent from the field and made 7 of 12 3-point shots. They also hit 24 of 34 free throws.

Stacy Wilson led the Racers (18-7, 9-4) with 20 points. Dexter Fields scored 14, Isaiah Canaan had 12 points and Jeffery Moss scored 11 for Murray State, which was coming off a loss Thursday at Southern Illinois-Edwardsville.

At halftime, Eastern Illinois retired the No. 44 jersey of Henry Domercant, the school's and Ohio Valley Conference's all-time leading scorer with 2,602 points.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
MURR
EIU
Points 70 79
FG Made-Attempted 25-60 (.417) 24-43 (.558)
3P Made-Attempted 15-39 (.385) 7-12 (.583)
FT Made-Attempted 5-8 (.625) 24-34 (.706)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 25 (0/0) 14 (0/0)
Largest Lead 4 12

2012-13 Season

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