Morehead State vs Eastern Illinois

Morehead St. 56, E. Illinois 55


CHARLESTON, Ill. (AP) - Angelo Warner sank a free throw with 2 seconds left Saturday night, boosting Morehead State to a 56-55 victory over Eastern Illinois.

Drew Kelly, Ty Proffitt and Milton Chavis led the Eagles (13-12, 6-5 Ohio Valley) with 11 points apiece.

Jeremy Granger hit double figures for the 19th time this season, scoring 17 points to pace the Panthers (9-14, 2-9). Joey Miller added 15, all on 3-pointers, and Alfonzo McKinnie scored 13.

Eastern Illinois dropped its eighth in a row and fifth straight at home.

The Eagles led 52-43 with 2:49 left. But the Panthers used four 3-pointers, two each by Miller and Granger, to tie it at 55 with 19 seconds left before Warner won it.

Morehead State shot 57 percent (17 of 30) from the floor and held a wide edge at the free throw line, going 17 of 22 to the Panthers' 4 of 6.

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Morehead State Eagles
D. Kelly, F283-35-652411
A. Warner, F232-51-28006
K. Owens, C91-10-00002
T. Proffitt, G343-73-401211
L. Austin, G292-45-64139
M. Chavis264-53-311111
M. Holden231-20-12103
D. Atkinson140-10-00000
W. Bailey81-20-00023
J. Percell60-00-00000
Totals 17-3017-222161256
Eastern Illinois Panthers
Z. Sanders, F260-31-22141
A. McKinnie, F255-53-430213
J. Granger, G347-150-022117
J. Miller, G305-120-011215
L. Doss, G200-40-01110
A. Akers211-10-01822
J. Hollowell202-60-07014
M. Herron100-40-02010
T. Jones71-10-00013
J. Piper50-10-02010
N. McFarlin20-00-00000
M. Woods00-00-00000
Totals 21-524-626131655
Ohio Valley
EastConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Jax. State4-112-8150
Tenn. St.3-212-692
Morehead St.3-27-11259
Tenn. Tech3-27-13327
Eastern Ky.1-48-12247
WestConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Murray St.4-110-9197
UT Martin2-312-8147
SE Miss. St.2-37-13302
Austin Peay2-36-13281
Eastern Ill.1-49-9261
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