Scores

Final OT

Tenn Tech 83

(5-1, 2-0 OVC)

E Illinois 80

(0-5, 0-1 OVC)

    8:35 PM ET, December 8, 2005

    Lantz Arena, Charleston, Illinois

    1 2 OT T
    TNTC 32 43 883
    EIU 39 36 580

    Top Performers

    Tennessee Tech: M. Clark 17 Pts, 8 Reb, 1 Stl, 2 Blk

    Eastern Illinois: J. Gomes 24 Pts, 6 Reb, 4 Ast

    Tennessee Tech 83, Eastern Illinois 80 (OT)

    CHARLESTON, Ill. (AP) -- Milone Clark scored 17 points and Anthony Fisher added 16 off the bench to lead Tennessee Tech to an 83-80 overtime win against Eastern Illinois on Thursday night.

    Derek Stribling posted 14 points for the Golden Eagles (5-1, 2-0 Ohio Valley), while Keyon Boyd recorded a double-double with 10 points and 10 rebounds.

    Eastern Illinois (0-5, 01) got 24 points from Josh Gomes, who hit four of seven from behind the arc and was a perfect 8-of-8 from the free throw line. Mike Robinson added 16 for the team and George Tandy chipped in 14.

    The Panthers led 39-32 at halftime, but were outshot 42.3 percent to 32.6 percent in the second half and went into the extra period with the score tied at 75.

    Tennessee Tech capitalized on the Panthers' mistakes, scoring 20 points off turnovers compared to just nine for Eastern Illinois. The Golden Eagles made their final foul shots count, hitting five of six from the line in overtime.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    TNTC
    EIU
    Points 83 80
    FG Made-Attempted 26-80 (.325) 24-55 (.436)
    3P Made-Attempted 5-24 (.208) 8-18 (.444)
    FT Made-Attempted 26-41 (.634) 24-29 (.828)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 22 (0/0) 24 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 3 7

    2005-06 Season

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