Stony Brook vs Eastern Illinois

E. Illinois 72, Stony Brook 69


CHARLESTON, Ill. (AP) - Jeremy Granger scored 25 points Saturday to lead Eastern Illinois past Stony Brook 72-69.

Granger went 9-for-18, including two 3-pointers, and hit all five free throws as the Panthers (5-2) won their second in a row.

Zavier Sanders added 16 points and Joey Miller 13 for the Panthers, who are 4-0 at home for the first time since 2001-02.

Al Rapier paced the Seawolves (2-4) with 19 points and nine rebounds. Bryan Dougher added 16 points, including four 3-pointers, and Tommy Brenton scored 11.

Eastern Illinois held a wide advantage at the foul line, sinking 16 of 21 to Stony Brook's 4 of 5.

The Seawolves went ahead for the last time when Anthony Jackson's 3-pointer gave them a 49-48 edge with 12:25 left.

Stony Brook later got within 70-69 on Brenton's three-point play with 8 seconds left, but Miller made two free throws to clinch it.

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Stony Brook Seawolves
T. Brenton, F285-91-185211
D. Joyner, F254-70-03228
B. Dougher, G336-180-011216
L. Hayes, G323-120-03118
M. Rouse, G181-50-05202
A. Rapier239-121-292219
D. Coley150-40-01020
A. Jackson101-30-02113
R. Bracey80-00-01110
E. McAlister50-02-21022
D. Carter30-00-00000
Totals 29-704-539151569
Eastern Illinois Panthers
Z. Sanders, F347-112-471216
A. McKinnie, F252-54-68058
J. Granger, G369-185-576225
J. Miller, G313-105-625113
L. Doss, G221-50-02003
T. Jones172-30-03205
J. Piper141-40-01112
A. Akers130-10-03200
N. McFarlin40-00-01020
A. Lubsey20-00-00000
J. Miller20-00-00000
M. Woods00-00-00000
Totals 25-5716-2136171372
America East
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Stony Brook12-423-12107
New Hamp.11-519-13193
UMass Lowell6-1012-17265

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EastConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Eastern Ky.11-521-12156
Morehead St.10-617-17201
Jax. State5-1112-19304
Tenn. Tech4-1212-18290
Tenn. St.2-145-26341
WestConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Murray St.16-029-663
UT Martin10-621-13177
Eastern Ill.9-718-15173
SE Miss. St.7-913-17289
Austin Peay3-138-22318
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