Scores

Final

E Illinois 73

(9-7, 2-2 OVC)

SE Missouri St 80

(10-8, 5-1 OVC)

    9:00 PM ET, January 14, 2012

    Show Me Center, Cape Girardeau, Missouri

    1 2 T
    EIU 29 4473
    SEMO 44 3680

    Top Performers

    Eastern Illinois: J. Granger 31 Pts, 1 Reb, 6 Ast, 1 Stl, 1 Blk

    SE Missouri St: M. Smith 24 Pts, 3 Ast, 1 Stl

    SE Missouri 80, E. Illinois 73

    Associated Press

    CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. -- Marland Smith hit seven 3-pointers en route to 24 points, leading Southeast Missouri past Eastern Illinois 80-73 on Saturday night.

    Tyler Stone scored 18 points and Leon Powell had a double-double of 15 points and 12 rebounds for the Redhawks (10-8, 5-1 Ohio Valley), who have won two straight. Lucas Nutt had seven assists.

    Jeremy Granger scored a game-high 31 points for the Panthers (9-7, 2-2), whose three-game winning streak ended. Joey Miller added 12 points.

    Southeast Missouri enjoyed an extended run late in the first half that turned the game in its favor. Tied 17-17, the Redhawks put together a 27-12 run over the final 9:09 and led 44-29 at intermission.

    Southeast Missouri outshot Eastern Illinois 52 percent (29 to 56) to 47 percent (27 of 58) but had an even more pronounced advantage from 3-point range, hitting 11 of 20 to the Panthers' 4 of 12.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    EIU
    SEMO
    Points 73 80
    FG Made-Attempted 27-58 (.466) 29-56 (.518)
    3P Made-Attempted 4-12 (.333) 11-20 (.550)
    FT Made-Attempted 15-17 (.882) 11-20 (.550)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 17 (0/0) 15 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 4 17

    2011-12 Season

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