Scores

Final

E Illinois 83

(6-2, 5-0 home)

    8:00 PM ET, December 7, 2011

    Lantz Arena, Charleston, Illinois

    1 2 T
    OAK 28 3967
    EIU 42 4183

    Top Performers

    Oakland City: M. Stahl 22 Pts, 3 Reb, 3 Ast, 2 Stl

    Eastern Illinois: L. Doss 21 Pts, 1 Reb, 1 Ast, 5 Stl

    E. Illinois 83, Oakland City 67

    Associated Press

    CHARLESTON, Ill. -- L.C. Doss scored 21 points and Eastern Illinois shot almost 60 percent in defeating Oakland City 83-67 on Wednesday night.

    The Panthers (6-2) hit 32 of 54 (59.3 percent) as they won their third in a row and improved to 5-0 at home for the first time in 10 years.

    Freshman Josh Piper added 17 points and Jonathan Miller a season-high 15. Doss also had five 3-pointers and five steals.

    The Division II Mighty Oaks (4-4) got 22 points from Mitch Stahl and 20 from Maurice Fuller, but no one else scored more than seven. Fuller went 6-for-6 from 3-point distance, and Oakland City was 10-for-15.

    Piper scored seven consecutive Eastern Illinois points to provide a 19-17 edge with 9 minutes left in the first half and put the Panthers ahead to stay.

    Eastern Illinois shot 76.2 percent (16 of 21) in the first half and led 42-28 at intermission.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    OAK
    EIU
    Points 67 83
    FG Made-Attempted 23-50 (.460) 32-54 (.593)
    3P Made-Attempted 10-15 (.667) 8-17 (.471)
    FT Made-Attempted 11-16 (.688) 11-16 (.688)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 15 (0/0) 18 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 0 16

    2011-12 Season

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