Murray State vs Eastern Illinois

E. Illinois 79, Murray St. 70


CHARLESTON, Ill. (AP) - Morris Woods scored 21 points and Sherman Blanford had 15 points and 14 rebounds Saturday night to lead Eastern Illinois to a 79-70 win over Murray State.

Josh Piper added 15 points for the Panthers (8-19, 5-9 Ohio Valley) and Alex Austin contributed 10 points.

The Panthers shot 56 percent from the field and made 7 of 12 3-point shots. They also hit 24 of 34 free throws.

Stacy Wilson led the Racers (18-7, 9-4) with 20 points. Dexter Fields scored 14, Isaiah Canaan had 12 points and Jeffery Moss scored 11 for Murray State, which was coming off a loss Thursday at Southern Illinois-Edwardsville.

At halftime, Eastern Illinois retired the No. 44 jersey of Henry Domercant, the school's and Ohio Valley Conference's all-time leading scorer with 2,602 points.

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Murray State Racers
E. Daniel, F302-50-08244
D. Fields, F265-110-002414
B. Garrett, F231-11-25133
I. Canaan, G365-200-054312
S. Wilson, G307-150-023420
J. Moss254-50-031311
L. Mushatt171-31-21123
C. Ford110-03-42113
E. McCree20-00-00010
Totals 25-605-829152570
Eastern Illinois Panthers
S. Blanford, F314-107-10145115
J. Piper, F286-120-063415
A. Akers, G390-14-62414
M. Woods, G367-87-1143321
T. Jones, G321-23-43136
A. Austin194-71-121110
M. Herron152-32-21118
Totals 24-4324-3433181479
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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ND 54 Final
PITT 69 Final
MU 79
UK 58 Final
FLA 83 Final
AUB 52
OKLA 79 Final
PUR 55 Final
IND 83
CSU 89 Final
AF 86
BUTL 68 Final
GONZ 71 Final
SF 61
DUKE 81 Final
MD 83
BAYL 61 Final
KSU 81
ORE 79 Final
WSU 77
MEMP 71 Final
MIST 73 Final
NEB 64
SYR 76 Final
BOISE 50 Final
TEXAS 47 Final
KAN 73