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.
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.
JACKSONVILLE, Ala. (AP) — Jason Burnell scored 18 points and Marlon Hunter added 15 as Jacksonville State rallied in the second half to defeat Eastern Illinois 69-62 in an early meeting of Ohio Valley Conference unbeaten teams on Thursday.
Jacksonville State (11-5, 3-0) led by a point at halftime but surged ahead 39-29 when Burnell buried back-to-back 3-pointers to open the second half.
CHARLESTON, Ill. (AP) — Kashawn Charles scored 21 points with four 3-pointers, JaQualis Matlock had 14 points, five rebounds and four assists and Eastern Illinois routed Division III Fontbonne College 90-37 on Tuesday night to end a three-game losing streak.
Braxton Shaw had 14 points, five rebounds and four assists and Ben Harvey added 10 points for the Panthers (4-5), who shot 61 percent to the Griffins' 28 percent and hit 12 of 17 3-pointers.