Oakland City vs Eastern Illinois

E. Illinois 83, Oakland City 67

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CHARLESTON, Ill. (AP) - L.C. Doss scored 21 points and Eastern Illinois shot almost 60 percent in defeating Oakland City 83-67 on Wednesday night.

The Panthers (6-2) hit 32 of 54 (59.3 percent) as they won their third in a row and improved to 5-0 at home for the first time in 10 years.

Freshman Josh Piper added 17 points and Jonathan Miller a season-high 15. Doss also had five 3-pointers and five steals.

The Division II Mighty Oaks (4-4) got 22 points from Mitch Stahl and 20 from Maurice Fuller, but no one else scored more than seven. Fuller went 6-for-6 from 3-point distance, and Oakland City was 10-for-15.

Piper scored seven consecutive Eastern Illinois points to provide a 19-17 edge with 9 minutes left in the first half and put the Panthers ahead to stay.

Eastern Illinois shot 76.2 percent (16 of 21) in the first half and led 42-28 at intermission.

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Scoreboard
Oakland City (0-1)283967
Eastern Illinois (6-2) «424183

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Oakland City Mighty Oaks
T. Smith, F170-00-02120
P. Schumacher, C100-10-02020
M. Fuller, G407-120-023120
M. Stahl, G347-127-933222
E. Knepp, G172-40-04106
C. LeFear272-62-42537
K. Wittmer202-52-32316
E. Head131-50-04022
B. Newton121-40-01002
B. Morton101-10-02022
Totals 23-5011-1628161567
 46%68.8% 
Eastern Illinois Panthers
A. McKinnie, F263-40-09226
Z. Sanders, F192-42-22116
L. Doss, G238-110-011221
J. Granger, G234-51-21529
J. Miller, G232-60-00325
J. Piper196-85-530217
T. Jones140-20-02120
A. Akers130-10-20200
J. Miller125-83-511215
N. McFarlin90-00-02120
M. Herron70-20-00100
A. Lubsey61-20-03002
M. Woods61-10-03012
Totals 32-5411-1627181883
 59.3%68.8% 

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UT Martin10-622-13164
SE Missouri St.9-715-18274
Murray St.8-816-17230
Austin Peay7-911-19261
Eastern Ill.6-1014-15265
SIUE1-156-24333
 
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