UT Martin vs Eastern Illinois

E. Illinois 68, UT-Martin 55

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CHARLESTON, Ill. (AP) - L.C. Doss had 19 points, including five 3-pointers, to lead Eastern Illinois to a 68-55 victory Thursday night over UT-Martin.

Doss was 7 of 12 from the field, including 5 of 7 from 3-point range. Jeremy Granger added 12 points and Joey Miller scored 11 for the Panthers (9-6, 2-1 Ohio Valley), who won their third straight.

Myles Taylor led the Skyhawks (3-16, 0-6) with 18 points. Mike Liabo, UT-Martin's leading scorer coming in, had 13 points but was just 5 of 17 from the field.

Eastern Illinois closed the first half on a 10-2 run to lead 32-19 at halftime. The Panthers kept up the pressure in the second half, as two Miller jumpers and a Granger 3-pointer gave them a 39-21 lead.

After a Troy King dunk pulled the Skyhawks within 52-41 with 10:02 to play, an 8-0 run by the Panthers helped put the game away.

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Scoreboard
Tennessee-Martin (3-16)193655
Eastern Illinois (9-6) «323668

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UT Martin Skyhawks
M. Liabo, F395-172-331213
M. Taylor, F325-88-1050318
J. Washington, F232-40-03144
O. Minor, G352-41-25326
D. Smith, G211-20-02032
C. Richardson220-20-00110
T. King175-100-100010
C. Maclin81-20-20022
G. Love30-00-00010
Totals 21-4911-182261855
 42.9%61.1% 
Eastern Illinois Panthers
Z. Sanders, F352-21-29235
A. McKinnie, F244-61-29159
J. Granger, G393-114-555412
L. Doss, G297-120-042219
J. Miller, G295-111-212311
A. Akers181-32-21204
J. Piper172-22-25126
N. McFarlin40-00-00100
M. Woods31-20-21002
M. Herron20-10-00000
Totals 25-5011-1738161968
 50%64.7% 
Ohio Valley
EastConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Belmont15-123-760
Morehead St.10-614-16200
Jax. State9-720-15151
Tenn. St.8-817-13161
Tenn. Tech8-812-20277
Eastern Ky.5-1112-19248
WestConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
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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