Scores

Final

E Illinois 72

(1-0, 1-0 away)

Toledo 62

(0-1, 0-1 home)

    7:00 PM ET, November 14, 2009

    Savage Arena, Toledo, Ohio

    1 2 T
    EIU 31 4172
    TOL 25 3762

    Top Performers

    Eastern Illinois: J. Granger 21 Pts, 1 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Stl

    Toledo: S. Albrecht 15 Pts, 4 Reb, 5 Ast, 1 Stl

    E. Illinois 72, Toledo 62

    Associated Press

    TOLEDO, Ohio -- Jeremy Granger scored 21 points and Eastern Illinois defeated Toledo 72-62 in the season opener for both teams on Saturday night.

    Granger was 5-for-9 from the field, including 3 of 4 from behind the 3-point arc, and made 8-of-10 free throws on his way to a career-high scoring night. The Panthers shot 49 percent from the field (25 of 51), including going 4-for-10 from 3-point range (40 percent).

    Eastern Illinois trailed 22-17 with 7:13 left in the first half before going on a 14-3 run for a 31-25 halftime lead.

    The Panthers led by as many as 52-39 on a dunk by Shaun Pratl with 9:09 remaining in the game.

    Edin Suljic and T.J. Marion also scored in double figures for Eastern Illinois with 14 and 10 points, respectively.

    The Rockets were led by Stephen Albrecht with 15 points and Justin Anyijong with 11.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    EIU
    TOL
    Points 72 62
    FG Made-Attempted 25-51 (.490) 20-43 (.465)
    3P Made-Attempted 4-10 (.400) 8-20 (.400)
    FT Made-Attempted 18-23 (.783) 14-18 (.778)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 19 (0/0) 23 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 13 6

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