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Dixon carries Eastern Illinois past St Francis (IL) 87-47

November 23, 2019 GMT

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — George Dixon recorded his second double-double of the season, finishing with 15 points and 11 rebounds, and Eastern Illinois breezed to an 87-47 victory over NAIA-member St. Francis of Illinois on Friday.

Mack Smith tossed in a season-high 18 points for the Panthers (3-2), who jumped out to an 11-0 lead and never looked back. Kashawn Charles added 11 points, while Deang Deang pulled in a game-high nine rebounds.

Eric Ting had 10 points to pace the Fighting Saints, who shot 25% from the floor and failed to get closer than 28 points in the second half.

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