Eastern Illinois vs Houston Baptist

E. Illinois 74, Houston Baptist 62

  •  

HOUSTON (AP) - Zavier Sanders scored 14 points to lead five Eastern Illinois players in double figures in a 74-62 victory over Houston Baptist on Saturday night.

Joey Miller and Jeremy Granger contributed 12 points apiece for the Panthers (8-6), who won their second in a row. L.C. Doss had 11 and Josh Piper 10.

Joe Latas scored 13 points to pace the Huskies (5-10), who dropped their second straight. Marcus Davis added 12 and Anthony Hill 10.

Down 20-17 with 6:34 left in the first half, Houston Baptist got consecutive baskets from Latas, Marcel Smith and Art Bernardi for a 23-20 lead. The Huskies led 30-26 at intermission.

But Eastern Illinois took the lead for good with a 13-3 run that started with a 51-49 deficit and ended on two free throws by Miller for a 62-54 edge with 4:15 left.

Sanders had nine rebounds as the Panthers outrebounded Houston Baptist 40-30.

Copyright 2017 by STATS LLC and The Associated Press. Any commercial use or distribution without the express written consent of STATS LLC and The Associated Press is strictly prohibited.
 
Scoreboard
Eastern Illinois (8-6) «264874
Houston Baptist (5-10)303262

Related Video

November 17, 2017
If LiAngelo wasn't a 'Ball' (1:23)
November 17, 2017
Brandon Goodwin's journey to stardom
(1:03)
November 16, 2017
Michael Porter Jr. injury update
(1:05)
November 16, 2017
Tim Jankovich talks staying out of foul trouble
(1:35)
 

CBSSports Shop

Men's Nike White Villanova Wildcats 2016 NCAA Men's Basketball National Champions Locker Room T-Shirt

Villanova Wildcats 2016 National Champs
Get the Locker Room Gear!
Shop Now

Eastern Illinois Panthers
Z. Sanders, F325-74-692214
A. McKinnie, F224-100-08148
J. Granger, G384-124-473312
J. Miller, G352-88-1242112
L. Doss, G203-62-220411
J. Piper223-64-440110
T. Jones163-70-01017
A. Akers70-20-01120
N. McFarlin40-10-00010
M. Woods40-10-00000
Totals 24-6022-284091974
 40%78.6% 
Houston Baptist Huskies
A. Bernardi, F213-53-41259
J. Latas, C296-81-332113
A. Hill, G363-92-272310
M. Davis, G342-98-1061212
M. Smith, G273-50-01237
T. Bembry213-60-02136
J. Evans161-40-04333
L. Thomas70-00-01010
D. Hobaugh50-20-00000
R. March40-02-20012
Totals 21-4816-2130132262
 43.8%76.2% 
Ohio Valley
EastConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Belmont0-04-135
Jax. State0-03-1158
Tenn. Tech0-03-155
Eastern Ky.0-02-227
Morehead St.0-01-2103
Tenn. St.0-01-237
WestConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Murray St.0-02-1345
Eastern Ill.0-01-2301
SE Missouri St.0-01-2310
SIUE0-01-2302
Austin Peay0-01-3220
UT Martin0-01-3240

Southland
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
SF Austin0-04-0316
Incarn Word0-03-0347
Lamar0-03-15
Sam Houston0-02-1347
Abil Chr.0-02-2344
C. Arkansas0-02-2152
Nicholls St.0-02-2137
Hou. Baptist0-01-3178
McNeese St.0-01-3345
SE Louisiana0-01-3262
Texas A&M-CC0-01-3152
New Orleans0-00-261
Nwestern St.0-00-4277
 
Other games
Florida 56 Final
Tenn 67
GTOWN 62 Final
W Virg 74
DUKE 81 Final
GT 74
Missouri 59 Final
K-State 75
Baylor 73 Final
TXTCH 60
DART 47 Final
HARV 63
Kansas 72 Final
Oklahoma 61
BC 60 Final
NC 83
Ohio St 76 Final
Iowa 47
MU 66 Final
Syracuse 73
SC 64 Final
Kentucky 79
ND 67 Final
Louisville 65
Miami-FL 51 Final
Virginia 52
UConn 60 Final
RUT 67
SACL 60 Final
GONZ 82
MRST 87 Final
Aus Peay 75
Miss St 88 Final
Arkansas 98