Eastern Illinois vs SIU-Edwardsville

E. Illinois 73, SIU-Edwardsville 59


EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. (AP) - Joey Miller scored 24 points and Eastern Illinois led wire to wire in a 73-59 victory over Southern Illinois-Edwardsville on Wednesday night.

Alfonzo McKinnie added 17 points, Jeremy Granger 14 and L.C. Doss 13 for the Panthers (7-6, 1-1 Ohio Valley), who snapped a four-game losing streak. Zavier Sanders had a game-high 13 rebounds.

Kris Davis led the Cougars (4-8, 2-1) with 14 points. Mark Yelovich added 12 points and Jerome Jones 11.

Eastern Illinois dominated inside, outrebounding the Cougars 37-23 and piling up a 30-20 advantage on points in the paint.

The Panthers bolted to a 5-0 lead and pushed it 34-21 at intermission. The lead crested at 61-40 on a 3-pointer by Miller with 8:22 left.

Eastern Illinois shot 48 percent (25 of 52) while limiting Southern Illinois-Edwardsville to 41 percent (19 of 46).

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Eastern Illinois Panthers
A. McKinnie, F336-125-570417
Z. Sanders, F281-21-213223
J. Miller, G357-148-935124
J. Granger, G346-132-245214
L. Doss, G254-82-222313
T. Jones200-00-01330
J. Piper111-10-01022
A. Akers70-10-02000
N. McFarlin70-10-02020
Totals 25-5218-2037171973
SIU-Edwardsville Cougars
J. Jones, F355-130-050111
D. Shaffer, F342-53-86047
M. Yelovich, F205-92-232412
K. Davis, G342-59-1114114
C. Wickware, G281-62-21025
R. Reed192-20-01234
K. Stineman162-30-03126
C. Joy120-30-20020
M. Birts20-00-00020
Totals 19-4616-252392159
Ohio Valley
EastConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Jax. State0-07-3146
Tenn. Tech0-07-4120
Tenn. St.0-05-4197
Eastern Ky.0-05-6316
Morehead St.0-03-6254
WestConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Murray St.0-06-2124
SE Missouri St.0-06-4249
Austin Peay0-04-5266
UT Martin0-03-7318
Eastern Ill.0-02-6290
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