Scores

Final

E Kentucky 100

(10-4, 1-0 OVC)

E Illinois 81

(4-9, 1-1 OVC)

8:00 PM ET, January 2, 2014

Lantz Arena, Charleston, Illinois

1 2 T
EKY 56 44100
EIU 36 4581

Top Performers

Eastern Kentucky: G. Cosey 34 Pts, 1 Reb, 6 Ast, 2 Stl

Eastern Illinois: S. Blanford 23 Pts, 6 Reb, 1 Stl

Eastern Kentucky beats Eastern Illinois 100-81

Associated Press

CHARLESTON, Ill. -- Glen Cosey scored 34 points and shot 10 of 12 from beyond the arc Thursday, setting a new school record for 3-pointers, as Eastern Kentucky beat Eastern Illinois 100-81 in an Ohio Valley Conference contest.

Cosey scored six treys in the first half and smashed the school record of seven 3-pointers. His 10 3-pointers ties an Ohio Valley conference record.

Corey Walden scored 17, Marcus Lewis, 14, and Timmy Knipp added 10 for Eastern Kentucky (10-4, 1-0).

Eastern Kentucky never trailed. Cosey hit back-to-back 3-pointers to make it 17-13 and the Colonels scored 10 3-pointers in the half to take a 56-36 halftime lead.

Cosey hit four more 3-pointers in the second half and the Colonels pulled away, shooting 59.6 percent from the field compared with 52.6 percent for the Panthers (4-9, 1-1).

Sherman Blanford led Eastern Illinois with 23 points, while Reggie Smith had 18 and Dylan Chatman, 11.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
EKY
EIU
Points 100 81
FG Made-Attempted 34-57 (.596) 20-38 (.526)
3P Made-Attempted 16-32 (.500) 4-11 (.364)
FT Made-Attempted 16-21 (.762) 37-44 (.841)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 30 (0/0) 17 (0/0)

2013-14 Season

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