Eastern Illinois vs Western Illinois

W. Illinois stifles E. Illinois, wins 60-32


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MACOMB, Ill. (AP) Adam Link scored 12 points as Western Illinois beat Eastern Illinois 60-32 on Wednesday night, holding the Panthers to their lowest point total since 1948.

Eastern Illinois went 7-1/2 minutes without scoring a point in the first half. The Leathernecks (3-4) went on a 13-0 run during the drought, extending their lead to 25-9 with less than 5 minutes remaining in the half.

Western Illinois held the Panthers (3-5) to just 12-of-50 shooting from the field and 2 of 16 on 3-pointers. Michael Ochereobia had a career-high five blocks for the Leathernecks, who finished with 10 blocks.

Trailing 52-31, Eastern Illinois scored just one point in the final 7:48. The Panthers' leading scorer was Josh Piper with five points.

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