Eastern Illinois vs SIU-Edwardsville

SIU-Edwardsville 49, E. Illinois 45


EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. (AP) - Mark Yelovich scored 13 points, grabbed eight rebounds and SIU-Edwardsville erased a 10-point deficit mid-way through the second half to steal a 49-45 victory from Eastern Illinois on Saturday night.

Tied at 23 during the halftime break, the Panthers opened the second half with a 14-4 run capped off by Morris Woods' jump shot to make it 37-27 with 11:29 to go but SIU-Edwardsville (8-11, 4-5 Ohio Valley) answered with a 22-6 run to end the game.

Woods ended his night with 16 points and six rebounds for Eastern Illinois (6-17, 3-7).

Kris Davis had 11 points, Jerome Jones had 10 points and seven rebounds and SIU-Edwardsville shot only 36.2 percent from the field.

The Cougars were out-rebounded 39-36, outscored in the paint 30-14 and watched the Panthers go 1 for 17 from beyond the arc and still, SIU-Edwardsville was able to pull it out.

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Eastern Illinois Panthers
S. Blanford, F272-90-29144
J. Piper, F263-70-04026
A. Akers, G333-80-15106
T. Jones, G330-50-02330
M. Woods, G298-150-261116
A. Austin221-54-44006
M. Herron142-60-00025
K. Anderson90-00-20000
C. Harvey71-10-00012
Totals 20-564-113961345
SIU-Edwardsville Cougars
M. Yelovich, F335-112-682213
J. Jones, F314-100-071210
D. Shaffer, F302-32-34126
M. Messer, G342-60-03335
K. Davis, G293-123-323111
R. Reed120-10-02200
T. Johnson111-40-02012
R. Lester110-02-24022
C. Joy90-00-02110
Totals 17-479-1436131449
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Eastern Ill.9-718-15173
SE Miss. St.7-913-17289
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