Scores

Final

E Illinois 43

(3-7, 1-5 away)

Wright State 70

(6-7, 6-0 home)

    7:00 PM ET, December 19, 2013

    Ervin J. Nutter Center, Dayton, Ohio

    1 2 T
    EIU 23 2043
    WRST 31 3970

    Top Performers

    Eastern Illinois: S. Blanford 15 Pts, 11 Reb, 2 Ast

    Wright State: R. Arceneaux 8 Pts, 1 Reb, 3 Ast

    Wright State routs E. Illinois 70-43

    Associated Press

    DAYTON, Ohio -- Wright State had eight players score at least seven points Thursday night, riding a balanced attack to a 70-43 rout of Eastern Illinois.

    Chrishawn Hopkins and Miles Dixon led Wright State (6-7) with nine points apiece as the Raiders shot 54.5 percent from the field and snapped a four-game losing streak. Reggie Arceneaux and Cole Darling each added eight points while four players finished with seven for Wright State.

    The Raiders shot 7 for 13 from beyond the arc and were 15 for 18 on free throws.

    Down 21-19 in the first half, Wright State scored 10 straight points and never trailed again. Leading by 12 midway through the second half, the Raiders went on an 18-2 run to extend their lead to 65-37.

    Sherman Blanford had 15 points for Eastern Illinois, which dropped its fifth straight game.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    EIU
    WRST
    Points 43 70
    FG Made-Attempted 15-37 (.405) 24-44 (.545)
    3P Made-Attempted 3-8 (.375) 7-13 (.538)
    FT Made-Attempted 10-15 (.667) 15-18 (.833)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 23 (0/0) 18 (0/0)

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