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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.