CHARLESTON, Ill. (AP) Josiah Wallace had 25 points as Eastern Illinois got past Morehead State 71-65 on Saturday.

Mack Smith had 11 points for Eastern Illinois (12-12, 5-7 Ohio Valley Conference). Jordan Skipper-Brown added nine rebounds and three blocks. JaQualis Matlock had nine rebounds.

Tyzhaun Claude had 14 points for the Eagles (12-13, 6-6). Djimon Henson added 10 points. Ta'lon Cooper had eight rebounds.

Jordan Walker, whose 14 points per game heading into the matchup led the Eagles, shot only 9 percent for the game (1 of 11).

The Panthers leveled the season series against the Eagles with the win. Morehead State defeated Eastern Illinois 69-66 on Jan. 11. Eastern Illinois matches up against Southern Illinois-Edwardsville at home on Thursday. Morehead State plays Eastern Kentucky at home on Thursday.


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