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Wallace, Mack help E. Illinois beat Tennessee Tech 67-60

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Josiah Wallace had 13 of his 15 points in the second half and Mack Smith scored 14, hitting 5 of 6 from the free-throw line in the final 25 seconds, to help Eastern Illinois overcome a 12-point deficit and beat Tennessee Tech 67-60 on Saturday night.

Ben Harvey added 12 points for Eastern Illinois.

Cam Burrell took a steal coast-to-coast for a dunk, Harvey made a layup and Burrell, after another steal, grabbed an offensive rebound and converted a 3-point play to make it 44-38 with 11:25 to play and the Panthers (10-7, 3-1 Ohio Valley Conference) led the rest of the way. Courtney Alexander's dunk about six minutes left pulled the Golden Eagles within three but they would get no closer.

Hunter Vick led Tennessee Tech (6-11, 2-2) with 20 points and Corey Tillery added 13, including four 3-pointers.

The Golden Eagles shot 47 percent compared to just 38 percent by Eastern Illinois. The Panthers were plus-six (14-8) from the free-throw line, plus-11 in points off turnovers and used a 16-2 advantage in offensive rebounds to outscore TTU 15-4 in second-chance points.

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Key Players
Min. Per Game
Pts. Per Game
Ast. Per Game
Reb. Per Game
Field Goal %
Three Point %
Free Throw %
Team Stats
Points 0 0
Field Goals 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
3-Pointers 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
Free Throws 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
Total Rebounds 0 0
Offensive 0 0
Defensive 0 0
Team 0 0
Assists 0 0
Steals 0 0
Blocks 0 0
Turnovers 0 0
Fouls 0 0
Technicals 0 0
12T
away team logo E. Illinois 10-7 254267
home team logo Tenn. Tech 6-11 273360
Team Stats
away team logo E. Illinois 10-7 71.8 PPG 38.3 RPG 13.6 APG
home team logo Tenn. Tech 6-11 67.9 PPG 40.4 RPG 12.5 APG
Key Players
22
J. Wallace 15.5 PPG 3.9 RPG 2.9 APG 41.1 FG%
4
J. Clay 14.4 PPG 3.8 RPG 4.3 APG 41.1 FG%
Top Scorers
PTS REB AST
PTS REB AST
0 FG% 0
0 3PT FG% 0
0 FT% 0
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Bench
Bench PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Bench
Bench PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB