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NCAA Game Summary - Morehead State at Eastern Illinois



(Saturday, January 4th)

Final Score: Morehead State 85, Eastern Illinois 77

Charleston, IL (SportsNetwork.com) - Chad Posthumus posted a double-double with 19 points and 14 rebounds as the Morehead State Eagles took down the Eastern Illinois Panthers, 85-77, in an Ohio Valley Conference tilt at Lantz Arena

For the Eagles (11-6, 2-0 OVC), Kareem Storey added 14 points, Angelo Warner finished with 13 points, Brent Arrington scored 12 and Luka Pajkovic chipped in with 10.

Reggie Smith led all scorers with 20 points for the Panthers (4-10, 1-2), while Chris Oliver scored 19 and Sherman Blanford finished with 13 points.

The teams went into halftime tied at 31-31. Morehead State made just 35.3 percent of its field goal tries and missed all but one of its nine 3-point tries in the opening half. Eastern Illinois hit on 46.4 percent of its shots from the field, including 4-of-11 from 3-point range.

After intermission, the Eagles connected on 52 percent of their shots from the field. The Panthers made 40.5 percent of their shots from the floor, missing all seven of their tries from beyond the arc in the second. After trailing for most of the half, the Eagles were able to mount a comeback and took the lead for good with under five minutes to play, and they held on for the win, their third in a row.

The Eagle forced 21 turnovers and converted them into 25 points, while committing just 13 miscues of their own. Morehead State outscored Eastern Illinois at the free-throw line, 34-17.

01/04 19:13:08 ET

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Scoreboard
Local
Final
NOR 1
DUR 2
 
Final
WAS 3
STL 4
Final
CLE 0
TOR 5
Final
DET 5
ANA 2
Final
BOS 4
BAL 2
Final
KAN 5
MIN 4
Final
CHC 8
CIN 4
Final
OAK 4
HOU 3
Final
PIT 7
MIL 8
Final
NYM 5
ATL 7
Final
TAM 16
NYY 1
Final
MIA 7
SEA 0
Final
TEX 6
CWS 3
Final
LOS 8
ARI 6
Final
COL 3
PHI 1
Final
SDP 3
SFG 1
Final
TOR 87
BRK 94
Final
LAC 105
GSW 109
Final
IND 93
ATL 101
4th
OKC 71
MEM 65
 
Final
STL 4
CHI 3
Final
PIT 3
CLB 4
3rd
COL 3
MIN 1
 
Final
NOR 1
DUR 2