Eastern Illinois vs Morehead State

Morehead St. 75, E. Illinois 39


MOREHEAD, Ky. (AP) - Marsell Holden scored 17 points and Morehead State coasted to a 75-39 win over Eastern Illinois on Thursday night.

The Eagles outscored Eastern Illinois 30-5 over the final 13 minutes of the first half and led 37-11 at the break. Morehead State cruised in the second half and led by at least 30 points during the final 5 minutes.

The Panthers made only 5 of 22 field goal attempts in the first half while Morehead State hit 15 of 30 in that span. The Eagles shot 53.1 percent (26 of 49) for the game, including making 10 of 20 from 3-point range.

Ty Proffitt added 13 points, Will Bailey had 12 and Drew Kelly 11 for the Eagles (16-14, 9-6 Ohio Valley Conference).

Jeremy Granger scored 16 points to lead the Panthers (12-16, 5-10), who were held to their lowest point total of the season.

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Eastern Illinois Panthers
A. McKinnie, F193-50-04036
J. Hollowell, F183-51-13117
J. Granger, G357-142-311416
J. Miller, G250-32-31222
A. Akers, G230-20-00300
Z. Sanders170-20-01020
L. Doss160-40-00100
J. Piper113-40-01016
T. Jones100-30-00000
A. Lubsey100-11-21111
J. Miller60-00-01010
M. Herron50-31-21021
N. McFarlin50-10-01010
Totals 16-477-112091839
Morehead State Eagles
D. Kelly, F244-62-261510
J. Percell, F161-10-13022
T. Proffitt, G245-60-032013
L. Austin, G210-20-03640
D. Mathieu, G202-41-32206
A. Warner283-72-413519
M. Holden245-102-251017
M. Chavis172-70-03314
W. Bailey143-56-810112
D. Atkinson81-10-00102
D. Ferguson40-00-00000
Totals 26-4913-2040211475
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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Florida St 66
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