UT Martin vs Eastern Illinois

E. Illinois 68, UT-Martin 55


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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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
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
Ohio Valley
EastConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Jax. State4-212-9134
Morehead St.4-28-11248
Tenn. Tech4-28-13334
Tenn. St.3-312-7111
Eastern Ky.1-58-13251
WestConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Murray St.5-111-9200
UT Martin3-313-8148
SE Miss. St.3-38-13314
Austin Peay2-46-14260
Eastern Ill.1-59-10283
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