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NCAA Game Summary - Southeast Missouri State at Eastern Illinois



(Saturday, February 8th)

Final Score: Southeast Missouri State 74, Eastern Illinois 68

Charleston, IL (SportsNetwork.com) - Paced by 18 points from Darrian Gray, the Southeast Missouri State Redhawks held off the Eastern Illinois Panthers, 74-68, in Ohio Valley Conference play at Lantz Arena.

Tyler Stone added 16 points, seven rebounds, five blocks and two steals for the Redhawks (13-12. 4-7 OVC), who snapped a two-game losing streak. Jarekious Bradley notched a double-double for the hosts with 13 points and 10 boards, while Lucas Nutt handed out seven assists.

For the Panthers (9-15. 6-6), Sherman Blanford led all scorers with 20 points to go with nine rebounds. Reggie Smith put up 13 points, six rebounds and five assists and Alex Austin netted 12 points off the bench.

A tightly-contested first half ended with SEMO owning a slim 34-33 lead. The Redhawks shot 46.4 percent from the field in the opening 20 minutes, slightly better than the Panthers' 44.4 percent.

SEMO held firm to its advantage for the entire second half. EIU managed to bring its deficit to just one possession on several occasions, including to two, 69-67, with 37 seconds to play, but the Redhawks finished the game shooting 5-of-6 from the foul line to seal their fate.

SEMO earned a 35-32 rebounding advantage and outscored EIU in the paint, 36-22.

02/08 17:25:35 ET

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Final
ECU 31
UCONN 21
Final
CHA 79
IND 88
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CAL 5
CAR 0
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CHA 79
IND 88
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DET 109
PHI 103
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NOP 88
DAL 85
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ECU 31
UCONN 21
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VT 6
MIAMI 30
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BOS 2
NYI 3
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DET 4
PIT 3
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MIN 2
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NAS 3
CHI 2
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STL 1
VAN 4
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CAL 5
CAR 0
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LOS 2
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CLB 5
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DEN 35
SDC 21