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Final

E Illinois 57

(1-7, 1-3 OVC)

Morehead State 56

(1-7, 0-4 OVC)

    7:00 PM ET, December 21, 2005

    Ellis T Johnson Arena, Morehead, Kentucky

    1 2 T
    EIU 27 3057
    MORE 17 3956

    Top Performers

    Eastern Illinois: G. Tandy 10 Pts, 9 Reb, 4 Ast, 3 Stl, 2 Blk

    Morehead State: S. Williams 5 Pts, 8 Reb, 6 Ast, 3 Stl, 4 Blk

    Eastern Illinois 57, Morehead State 56

    MOREHEAD, Ky. (AP) -- George Tandy's rebound putback with 2.6 seconds remaining gave Eastern Illinois a 57-56 win over Morehead State Wednesday night in the Ohio Valley Conference.

    Trailing 56-55 with less than 30 seconds left, the Panthers (1-7, 1-3 OVC) missed two shots before Tandy hit the put back.

    Eastern Illinois led 27-17 at the half, but saw the Eagles battle back in the final 20 minutes. Josh Gomes led Eastern Illinois with 17 points

    Stan Januska hit back-to-back 3-pointers to put Morehead State (1-7, 0-4) ahead 40-37 with 11:09 remaining.

    The Panthers took a 55-52 lead when Bobby Catchings hit a 3-pointer with 1:14 left.

    Morehead then went on a 4-0 run on consecutive baskets by Shaun Williams and Cory Burns to go ahead 56-55.

    Januska and Quentin Pryor each had 11 points for Morehead State.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    EIU
    MORE
    Points 57 56
    FG Made-Attempted 23-58 (.397) 21-50 (.420)
    3P Made-Attempted 2-13 (.154) 7-21 (.333)
    FT Made-Attempted 9-12 (.750) 7-10 (.700)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 10 (0/0) 13 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 10 0

    2005-06 Season

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