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NCAA Game Summary - Eastern Illinois at Jacksonville State



(Saturday, January 11th)

Final Score: Eastern Illinois 56, Jacksonville State 48

Jacksonville, AL (SportsNetwork.com) - Chris Olivier scored 15 points as the Eastern Illinois Panthers pulled out a 56-48 victory over the Jacksonville State Gamecocks in an Ohio Valley Conference clash at Pete Mathews Coliseum.

Reggie Smith added nine points for Eastern Illinois (5-11,2-3 OVC). The Panthers ended a three-game losing streak with the win.

Teraes Clemmons scored 12 points off the bench to pace Jacksonville State (8-12, 2-3). The Gamecocks have lost three of their last four.

In the first half the Panthers connected on 56.3 percent of their shots from the floor, to make up for nine turnovers. They also limited the Gamecocks to only six field goals and led 29-18 at intermission.

Eastern Illinois cooled to 45 percent shooting in the final 20 minutes, but it was enough to hold off Jacksonville State, which hit on 34.5 percent in the period.

The Panthers owned a 30-18 scoring edge in the paint. Jacksonville State got 24 of its 29 bench points in the second half.

01/11 19:45:16 ET

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Final
CAR 3
CLB 4
 
8:30pm Tonight
CAR
PIT
Final
NYY 5
TOR 2
Final
MIA 1
WAS 2
9th
BAL 2
BOS 3
 
Final
PIT 1
MIL 0
9th
ATL 2
NYM 10
 
9th
TAM 3
CWS 10
 
8th
MIN 2
CLE 7
 
7th
KAN 4
DET 2
 
7th
HOU 4
SEA 3
 
6th
CHC 4
LOS 6
 
5th
ANA 0
TEX 0
 
2nd
OAK 3
PHI 1
 
3rd
COL 1
ARI 0
 
2nd
SDP 0
SFG 0
 
8:05pm Tonight
STL
CIN
Final
CAR 3
CLB 4
 
5:00pm Tonight
WAS
BUF
 
6:30pm Tonight
CLB
STL
 
8:00pm Tonight
EDM
CAL
 
8:00pm Tonight
CAL
EDM
 
Final
CLE 21
BAL 23
 
Final
STL 31
DAL 34
 
Final
DET 19
GBP 7
 
Final
NYG 30
HOU 17
 
Final
JAC 17
IND 44
Final
NOS 20
MIN 9
Final
NEP 16
OAK 9
 
Final
BUF 10
SDC 22
 
Final
CIN 33
TEN 7
Final
PHI 37
WAS 34
 
2nd
ARI 3
SFX 7
 
1st
SEA 3
DEN 0
 
1st
MIA 0
KAN 0
 
8:30pm Tonight
CAR
PIT