EVANSVILLE, Ind. (AP) — Jailen Gill and Derek Hawthorne Jr. scored 17 points apiece as UT Martin topped Eastern Illinois 78-71 in the first round of the Ohio Valley Conference Tournament on...
E. Illinois and UTM meet in OVC tourney
No. 7 seed UT Martin (11-18, 6-12) vs. No. 6 seed Eastern Illinois (14-17, 7-11)
Ohio Valley Conference Tourney First Round, Ford Center, Evansville, Indiana; Wednesday, 9:30 p.m....
CHARLESTON, Ill. (AP) — Jared Sherfield registered 14 points as Tennessee Tech snapped its nine-game losing streak, defeating Eastern Illinois 63-57 on Saturday.
Tenn. Tech, E. Illinois look to end streaks
Tennessee Tech (7-23, 3-14) vs. Eastern Illinois (14-16, 7-10)
Lantz Arena, Charleston, Illinois; Saturday, 4:15 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Eastern Illinois looks to extend Tennessee Tech's...
Jacksonville St. defeats E. Illinois 89-84 in 2OT
CHARLESTON, Ill. (AP) — Jason Burnell had 26 points and 14 rebounds as Jacksonville State edged past Eastern Illinois 89-84 in double overtime on Thursday night. De'Torrion Ware added 20 points...
JSU looks to extend streak vs E. Illinois
Jacksonville State (21-8, 13-3) vs. Eastern Illinois (14-15, 7-9)
Lantz Arena, Charleston, Illinois; Thursday, 9 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Jacksonville State looks for its sixth straight...
Littlejohn carries Tennessee St. over E. Illinois 75-60
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Michael Littlejohn had a season-high 21 points as Tennessee State got past Eastern Illinois 75-60 on Saturday night.
Kamar McKnight had 15 points for Tennessee State...
Tennessee St. looks to end streak vs E. Illinois
Eastern Illinois (14-14, 7-8) vs. Tennessee State (8-19, 5-10)
Gentry Center, Nashville, Tennessee; Saturday, 8:30 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Eastern Illinois looks to extend Tennessee...
Rick Byrd wins 800th career game; Belmont beats E. Illinois
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Rick Byrd won his 800th career game as Belmont rolled past Eastern Illinois 99-58 on Thursday night.
Byrd joined Duke's Mike Krzyzewski, Syracuse's Jim Boeheim, North...
McGlothan carries SE Missouri past E. Illinois 88-79
CHARLESTON, Ill. (AP) — Gabe McGlothan recorded 13 points and 10 rebounds to lead Southeast Missouri to an 88-79 win over Eastern Illinois on Saturday, snapping the Redhawks' eight-game road losing streak.
Jonathan Dalton had 17 points for Southeast Missouri (9-18, 4-10 Ohio Valley Conference). Isaiah Gable added 13 points and eight rebounds. Skyler Hogan had 13 points for the road team.
Southeast Missouri posted a season-high 23 assists.
Smith carries E. Illinois past SIU-Edwardsville 79-65
EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. (AP) — Mack Smith scored 18 points as Eastern Illinois topped Southern Illinois-Edwardsville 79-65 on Thursday. Josiah Wallace added 16 points for the Panthers, while Ben Harvey chipped in 15.
JaQualis Matlock had 11 rebounds and three blocks for Eastern Illinois (14-12, 7-6 Ohio Valley Conference).
Brandon Jackson had 16 points and 10 rebounds for the Cougars (8-17, 4-9). Jaylen McCoy added 12 points. Daniel Kinchen had 11 points.
Walker’s career high leads Morehead St past E Illinois
CHARLESTON, Ill. (AP) — Jordan Walker scored a career-high 30 points and distributed five assists to help lead Morehead State past Eastern Illinois 84-78 on Saturday to end a two-game skid for the Eagles.
James Baker's 3-pointer with 62 seconds to go broke the tie at 69 and the Eagles (9-14, 5-5 Ohio Valley Conference) led the rest of the way. Morehead State made 11 of 12 from the foul line in the last 42 seconds.
Wallace’s late FTs gives Eastern Illinois 67-66 win over EKU
CHARLESTON, Ill. (AP) — Josiah Wallace made two free throws in the final seconds to give Eastern Illinois a 67-66 victory over Eastern Kentucky on Thursday night.
Brewer takes over; SE Missouri St takes out E Illinois
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (AP) — Ledarrius Brewer scored 24 points, buried a 3-pointer and threw down the go-ahead dunk in the final seconds to lead Southeast Missouri State to 64-59 win on Saturday.
Eastern Illinois comes from 14 down, knocks off Austin Peay
CHARLESTON, Ill. (AP) — Josiah Wallace scored 27 points with five 3-pointers, Shareef Smith hit the winning jump shot with four seconds left and Eastern Illinois felled Austin Peay, one of the Ohio Valley Conference's unbeatens, 85-83 on Saturday.
Wallace, Mack help E. Illinois beat Tennessee Tech 67-60
COOKEVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Josiah Wallace had 13 of his 15 points in the second half and Mack Smith scored 14, hitting 5 of 6 from the free-throw line in the final 25 seconds, to help Eastern Illinois overcome a 12-point deficit and beat Tennessee Tech 67-60 on Saturday night.
Eastern Illinois wins its fourth overtime game of season
CHARLESTON, Ill. (AP) — Josiah Wallace scored 24 points and Eastern Illinois beat SIU-Edwardsville 84-81 in overtime on Saturday, keeping the Panthers perfect in four OT games this season.
Eastern Illinois tops UT Martin in OT in OVC opener
CHARLESTON, Ill. (AP) — Josiah Wallace poured in 27 points and Rade Kukobat sank a 3-pointer with 30 seconds remaining in overtime to help Eastern Illinois hold on for a 92-87 victory over Tennessee-Martin in an Ohio Valley Conference opener on Thursday night.
Eastern Illinois stops Western Illinois in overtime, 68-66
CHARLESTON, Ill. (AP) — Ben Harvey got to the basket for a layup with 37 seconds left in overtime to take the lead and Western Illinois missed two attempts for the go-ahead bucket as Eastern Illinois held on to take a 68-66 win Saturday.
C.J. Duff and Isaac Johnson each hit 3-pointers to give Western Illinois a 66-61 advantage in the extra period, but the Leathernecks did not score again over the final 3:30.