|SIU Edwardsville vs Eastern Illinois Recap - Eastern Illinois Wins 73-66|
|Eastern Illinois got 24 points from Jeremy Granger as they ran past SIU Edwardsville 73-66 on Wednesday at Lantz Arena.|
Bettors who backed Eastern Illinois were disappointed, as they failed to cover the closing number of 10.5.
L.C. Doss had 14 points for Eastern Illinois and James Hollowell chipped in with 12 points. Joey Miller had 4 assists for them, while Alfonzo McKinnie was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 9 boards.
SIU Edwardsville got a 20-point performance from Jerome Jones, who was supported by 17 points from Mark Yelovich. Reggie Reed had 4 assists in a losing cause for SIU Edwardsville, while Derian Shaffer grabbed 8 rebounds.
Eastern Illinois led at halftime, 38-32.