Scores

Final

Tenn Tech 77

(7-9, 1-3 OVC)

E Illinois 73

(3-14, 0-4 OVC)

    8:00 PM ET, January 10, 2013

    Lantz Arena, Charleston, Illinois

    1 2 T
    TNTC 40 3777
    EIU 44 2973

    Top Performers

    Tennessee Tech: J. Dillard 34 Pts, 5 Reb, 2 Ast, 1 Stl, 1 Blk

    Eastern Illinois: M. Woods 25 Pts, 7 Reb, 1 Ast

    Tennessee Tech 77, E. Illinois 73

    Associated Press

    CHARLESTON, Ill. -- Jud Dillard scored 34 points to help Tennessee Tech slip by Eastern Illinois 77-73 Thursday night, snapping a five-game losing streak.

    Dillard was 12 of 18 from the field and had three 3-pointers, including one with 53 seconds to play. He also had a team-high five rebounds.

    Dennis Ogbe added 11 points for the Golden Eagles (7-9, 1/3 Ohio Valley). Jeremiah Samarrippas had eight assists.

    Eastern Illinois led 44-40 at halftime and stayed out front until Dillard hit a 3-pointer, putting Tennessee Tech up by two with 53 seconds remaining. Sherman Blanford made a layup to tie the game at 73, but Dillard scored again and Matt Marseille hit a pair of free throws to seal the win.

    Morris Woods led Eastern Illinois with 25 points and seven rebounds. Blanford added 18 points for the Panthers (3-14, 0-4).

    Eastern Illinois has lost 10 consecutive games.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    TNTC
    EIU
    Points 77 73
    FG Made-Attempted 25-48 (.521) 26-47 (.553)
    3P Made-Attempted 12-22 (.545) 5-14 (.357)
    FT Made-Attempted 15-22 (.682) 16-27 (.593)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 19 (0/0) 17 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 4 10

    2012-13 Season

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