Scores

Final

E Illinois 32

(3-5, 1-4 away)

W Illinois 60

(3-4, 3-0 home)

    8:00 PM ET, December 4, 2013

    Western Hall, Macomb, Illinois

    1 2 T
    EIU 17 1532
    WIU 37 2360

    Top Performers

    Eastern Illinois: S. Blanford 4 Pts, 7 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Stl

    Western Illinois: M. Ochereobia 7 Pts, 9 Reb, 1 Ast, 2 Stl, 8 Blk

    W. Illinois stifles E. Illinois, wins 60-32

    Associated Press

    MACOMB, Ill. -- Adam Link scored 12 points as Western Illinois beat Eastern Illinois 60-32 on Wednesday night, holding the Panthers to their lowest point total since 1948.

    Eastern Illinois went 7-1/2 minutes without scoring a point in the first half. The Leathernecks (3-4) went on a 13-0 run during the drought, extending their lead to 25-9 with less than 5 minutes remaining in the half.

    Western Illinois held the Panthers (3-5) to just 12-of-50 shooting from the field and 2 of 16 on 3-pointers. Michael Ochereobia had a career-high five blocks for the Leathernecks, who finished with 10 blocks.

    Trailing 52-31, Eastern Illinois scored just one point in the final 7:48. The Panthers' leading scorer was Josh Piper with five points.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    EIU
    WIU
    Points 32 60
    FG Made-Attempted 12-50 (.240) 25-57 (.439)
    3P Made-Attempted 2-16 (.125) 4-8 (.500)
    FT Made-Attempted 6-9 (.667) 6-11 (.545)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 14 (0/0) 13 (0/0)

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