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Final

E Illinois 39

(12-16, 5-10 OVC)

Morehead State 75

(16-14, 9-6 OVC)

    7:30 PM ET, February 23, 2012

    Ellis T Johnson Arena, Morehead, Kentucky

    1 2 T
    EIU 11 2839
    MORE 37 3875

    Top Performers

    Eastern Illinois: J. Granger 16 Pts, 1 Reb, 1 Ast, 2 Stl

    Morehead St: A. Warner 9 Pts, 13 Reb, 5 Ast, 3 Stl

    Morehead St. 75, E. Illinois 39

    Associated Press

    MOREHEAD, Ky. -- Marsell Holden scored 17 points and Morehead State coasted to a 75-39 win over Eastern Illinois on Thursday night.

    The Eagles outscored Eastern Illinois 30-5 over the final 13 minutes of the first half and led 37-11 at the break. Morehead State cruised in the second half and led by at least 30 points during the final 5 minutes.

    The Panthers made only 5 of 22 field goal attempts in the first half while Morehead State hit 15 of 30 in that span. The Eagles shot 53.1 percent (26 of 49) for the game, including making 10 of 20 from 3-point range.

    Ty Proffitt added 13 points, Will Bailey had 12 and Drew Kelly 11 for the Eagles (16-14, 9-6 Ohio Valley Conference).

    Jeremy Granger scored 16 points to lead the Panthers (12-16, 5-10), who were held to their lowest point total of the season.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    EIU
    MORE
    Points 39 75
    FG Made-Attempted 16-47 (.340) 26-49 (.531)
    3P Made-Attempted 0-17 (.000) 10-20 (.500)
    FT Made-Attempted 7-11 (.636) 13-20 (.650)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 18 (0/0) 14 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 4 39

    2011-12 Season

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