Houston Baptist vs Eastern Illinois

E. Illinois 64, Houston Baptist 44

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CHARLESTON, Ill. (AP) - Josh Piper scored 16 points and grabbed 11 rebounds on Saturday to lead Eastern Illinois to a 64-44 victory over Houston Baptist.

Sherman Blanford also helped Eastern Illinois (3-4) with 15 points and eight rebounds, as the team had a 32-22 advantage on the boards.

Malcolm Herron scored 12 points for Eastern Illinois.

Eastern Illinois pulled away in the second half with accurate shooting, hitting 10 of 15 shots.

Houston Baptist (3-3) struggled with its shooting most of the game, hitting just 14 of 40 shots from the floor and missing all 10 of its 3-point attempts.

Tyler Russell scored 11 points to lead Houston Baptist, and Marcus Davis had seven rebounds.

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Houston Baptist Huskies
A. Bernardi, F243-82-30058
T. Russell, G343-105-612211
M. Smith, G241-20-01302
M. Davis, G211-43-57145
D. Womack, G90-20-01040
R. Lewis262-34-62328
S. Gales223-30-04136
J. Evans160-30-02010
J. Harper151-42-21004
C. Crayton50-00-00020
D. Bowden40-10-00000
Totals 14-4016-2222102344
 35%72.7% 
Eastern Illinois Panthers
J. Piper, F294-56-6112316
S. Blanford, F285-125-1082215
A. Akers, G321-60-11423
M. Woods, G172-21-32255
A. Austin, G142-30-03124
T. Jones241-31-20044
M. Herron215-70-023312
C. Harvey201-30-02102
K. Anderson131-11-11003
A. Lubsey20-00-01000
Totals 22-4214-2332152164
 52.4%60.9% 
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Nicholls St.2-39-9134
McNeese St.2-35-11249
Abil Chr.2-48-9340
Incarn Word2-47-10316
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Murray St.4-110-9197
UT Martin2-312-8147
SE Miss. St.2-37-13302
Austin Peay2-36-13281
Eastern Ill.1-49-9261
SIUE0-55-14324
 
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