Scores

Final

Morehead State 71

(6-4, 3-1 OVC)

E Illinois 63

(4-8, 1-4 OVC)

    8:35 PM ET, December 20, 2006

    Lantz Arena, Charleston, Illinois

    1 2 T
    MORE 28 4371
    EIU 29 3463

    Top Performers

    Morehead State: S. Williams 27 Pts, 12 Reb, 3 Ast, 1 Stl, 1 Blk

    Eastern Illinois: R. Martin 18 Pts, 4 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Stl

    Morehead State 71, Eastern Illinois 63

    CHARLESTON, Ill. (AP) -- Shaun Williams scored 27 points and Morehead State came back after trailing at halftime to defeat Eastern Illinois 71-63 Wednesday night.

    Cordaryl Ballard chipped in another 13 points for the Eagles (6-4, 3-1 Ohio Valley Conference).

    Morehead State fell behind by as much as 15 points with less than 5:00 to go in the first half before clawing its way back.

    Eastern Illinois (4-8, 1-4) led 29-28 at halftime and was lead in scoring by Romain Martin, who had 18 points. The only other player in double digits for the Panthers was Jon'Tee Willhite, with 12.

    Morehead State scored 10 fast-break points in the game, while the Panthers had none. Morehead's reserves also outscored Eastern Illinois' 21-13.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    MORE
    EIU
    Points 71 63
    FG Made-Attempted 24-51 (.471) 22-56 (.393)
    3P Made-Attempted 4-14 (.286) 7-20 (.350)
    FT Made-Attempted 19-35 (.543) 12-22 (.545)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 20 (0/0) 26 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 8 12

    2006-07 Season

    DATEGAMELINKS
    » Dec 20, 2006 MORE 71, @EIU 63Recap
    Jan 27, 2007 EIU 65, @MORE 62Recap