Scores

Final

E Illinois 58

(10-20, 5-10 OVC)

Chicago State 50

(8-20, 2-4 WAC)

Coverage: ESPN3

8:05 PM ET, February 26, 2013

Jones Convocation Center, Chicago, Illinois

1 2 T
EIU 27 3158
CHS 22 2850

Top Performers

Eastern Illinois: J. Piper 10 Pts, 5 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Stl, 2 Blk

Chicago State: N. Duhon 18 Pts, 2 Reb, 1 Stl

E. Illinois 58, Chicago St. 50

Associated Press

CHICAGO -- Malcolm Herron scored 14 points, including three 3-pointers, off the bench to help Eastern Illinois beat Chicago State 58-50 in a nonconference matchup Tuesday night.

Alex Austin added 12 points and Josh Piper had 10 for the Panthers (10-20), and Sherman Blanford scored seven points and pulled down 12 rebounds.

Nate Duhon led the Cougars (8-20) with 18 points but didn't get much help. Duhon was 7 of 12 from the floor, and his teammates were a combined 9 of 40. Jeremy Robinson had 12 rebounds.

Eastern Illinois led for most of the game but saw Chicago State pull within 48-46 on Duhon's layup with 3:03 to play. But Austin made back-to-back layups and Herron added a jumper before an Austin dunk and two Taylor Jones free throws secured the victory.

The Panthers now hold an 18-6 lead in the all-time series with the intrastate rival Cougars.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
EIU
CHS
Points 58 50
FG Made-Attempted 24-43 (.558) 16-52 (.308)
3P Made-Attempted 6-12 (.500) 3-15 (.200)
FT Made-Attempted 4-7 (.571) 15-22 (.682)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 16 (0/0) 11 (0/0)
Largest Lead 8 1

2012-13 Season

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