Roosevelt vs Eastern Illinois Wrap - Eastern Illinois Wins 89-67
The battle between Eastern Illinois and Roosevelt didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Roosevelt was handed an 89-67 defeat on Saturday at Lantz Arena.
Eastern Illinois got 16 points from Alex Austin and another 13 points from Keenen Anderson. Reggie Smith contributed 7 assists, while Sherman Blanford cleaned the glass with 7 rebounds.
Roosevelt got 20 points from Korey Ryan in a losing cause and another 12 points from Kevin Priebe. Tyree York contributed 5 assists for them, while Kevin Priebe had 5 rebounds.
Eastern Illinois hit the break leading 40-33 before taking care of business in the second half.
Roosevelt won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 28-27.