Eastern Illinois vs Houston Baptist

E. Illinois 74, Houston Baptist 62

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HOUSTON (AP) - Zavier Sanders scored 14 points to lead five Eastern Illinois players in double figures in a 74-62 victory over Houston Baptist on Saturday night.

Joey Miller and Jeremy Granger contributed 12 points apiece for the Panthers (8-6), who won their second in a row. L.C. Doss had 11 and Josh Piper 10.

Joe Latas scored 13 points to pace the Huskies (5-10), who dropped their second straight. Marcus Davis added 12 and Anthony Hill 10.

Down 20-17 with 6:34 left in the first half, Houston Baptist got consecutive baskets from Latas, Marcel Smith and Art Bernardi for a 23-20 lead. The Huskies led 30-26 at intermission.

But Eastern Illinois took the lead for good with a 13-3 run that started with a 51-49 deficit and ended on two free throws by Miller for a 62-54 edge with 4:15 left.

Sanders had nine rebounds as the Panthers outrebounded Houston Baptist 40-30.

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Eastern Illinois Panthers
Z. Sanders, F325-74-692214
A. McKinnie, F224-100-08148
J. Granger, G384-124-473312
J. Miller, G352-88-1242112
L. Doss, G203-62-220411
J. Piper223-64-440110
T. Jones163-70-01017
A. Akers70-20-01120
N. McFarlin40-10-00010
M. Woods40-10-00000
Totals 24-6022-284091974
 40%78.6% 
Houston Baptist Huskies
A. Bernardi, F213-53-41259
J. Latas, C296-81-332113
A. Hill, G363-92-272310
M. Davis, G342-98-1061212
M. Smith, G273-50-01237
T. Bembry213-60-02136
J. Evans161-40-04333
L. Thomas70-00-01010
D. Hobaugh50-20-00000
R. March40-02-20012
Totals 21-4816-2130132262
 43.8%76.2% 
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Texas A&M-CC2-49-8221
Incarn Word2-47-10316
Abil Chr.2-58-10328
Nwestern St.1-47-9321
 
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