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NCAA Game Summary - Eastern Illinois at Western Kentucky



(Saturday, November 30)

Final Score: Western Kentucky 68, Eastern Illinois 53

Bowling Green, KY (SportsNetwork.com) - George Fant poured in 20 points as the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers defeated the Eastern Illinois Panthers, 68-53, in a non-conference bout at E.A. Diddle Arena.

Fant shot 7-of-10 from the field for WKU (4-2), while T.J. Price chipped in with 13 points.

For EIU (3-4), Reggie Smith was the only player in double figures with 16 points.

After a tightly-contested first half, WKU carried a 28-24 lead into intermission. The Hilltoppers made just 37 percent of their field goal tries in the opening 20 minutes but was perfect on six free-throw attempts.

WKU improved their field goal shooting to a lofty 66.7 percent after the break, and it never surrendered its advantage.

EIU shot just 40 percent from the field and 64.7 percent from the foul line in the setback. The Panthers were also done in by a game-high 14 turnovers.

11/30 23:48:55 ET

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Scoreboard
Local
Final
CHR 9
DUR 1
 
Final
MIA 101
CHA 97
7:05pm Tonight
CHR
DUR
 
Final
ATL 3
MIA 1
Final
CHC 5
ARI 7
Final
COL 10
SFG 12
Final
OAK 0
TEX 3
Final
SEA 5
HOU 3
Final
PIT 2
CIN 5
Final
CLE 5
KAN 3
Final
WAS 5
ANA 4
Final
TOR 8
BAL 10
Final
DET 4
CWS 6
Final
TAM 4
MIN 6
Final
BOS 5
NYY 1
Final
NYM 3
STL 2
Final
MIL 5
SDP 2
Final
LOS 5
PHI 2
12:05pm Today
CLE
KAN
 
12:35pm Today
PIT
CIN
 
1:08pm Today
DET
CWS
 
1:10pm Today
TAM
MIN
 
1:10pm Today
NYM
STL
 
2:20pm Today
CHC
ARI
 
7:05pm Tonight
WAS
SDP
 
7:07pm Tonight
TOR
BAL
 
7:10pm Tonight
BOS
NYY
 
8:10pm Tonight
HOU
OAK
 
10:10pm Tonight
LOS
PHI
 
Final
MIA 101
CHA 97
Final
SAN 92
DAL 113
Final
HOU 105
POR 112
7:00pm Tonight
ATL
IND
8:00pm Tonight
MEM
OKC
10:30pm Tonight
GSW
LAC
Final
CLB 4
PIT 3
Final
DAL 4
ANA 2
Final
CHI 4
STL 3
8:00pm Tonight
DET
BOS
9:30pm Tonight
MIN
COL
10:30pm Tonight
LOS
SJS
Final
CHR 9
DUR 1
 
7:05pm Tonight
CHR
DUR