Scores

Final

E Illinois 65

(8-16, 4-10 OVC)

Morehead State 81

(18-8, 10-4 OVC)

    Coverage: FULLCT/ESPN3

    7:45 PM ET, February 10, 2011

    Ellis T Johnson Arena, Morehead, Kentucky

    1 2 T
    EIU 20 4565
    MORE 43 3881

    Top Performers

    Eastern Illinois: I. Smith III 15 Pts, 4 Reb, 2 Ast, 2 Stl

    Morehead State: K. Faried 18 Pts, 13 Reb, 3 Ast, 3 Stl, 1 Blk

    Morehead St. 81, E. Illinois 65

    Associated Press

    MOREHEAD, Ky. -- Kenneth Faried had 18 points and 13 rebounds for his 20th double-double of the season as Morehead State cruised to an 81-65 win over Eastern Illinois on Thursday night, splitting the season series.

    Faried had 13 rebounds, but only five points, as the Panthers won 47-40 on Jan. 15.

    The Eagles (18-8, 10-4 Ohio Valley Conference) took a 43-20 halftime lead and led by as many as 39 points, at 77-38 with 7:23 to play.

    Eastern Illinois (8-16, 4-10) used a 19-0 run to close the gap to 77-57 with 2:15 to go.

    Demonte Harper added 15 points for Morehead State, while Terrance Hill added 13 and Ty Proffitt 10.

    For the Panthers, Isaac Smith had a career-high 15 and Nick McFarlin added a career-high 13, both off the bench.

    Morehead State held Jeremy Granger, Eastern Illinois' leading scorer (14.7 points per game) to only seven as he fouled out with 11:19 left.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    EIU
    MORE
    Points 65 81
    FG Made-Attempted 19-47 (.404) 26-59 (.441)
    3P Made-Attempted 2-11 (.182) 7-25 (.280)
    FT Made-Attempted 25-32 (.781) 22-34 (.647)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 26 (0/0) 26 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 0 39

    2010-11 Season

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    Jan 15, 2011 @EIU 47, MORE 40Recap
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