Eastern Illinois vs SE Missouri State Final: 77-74 - Recap

Eastern Illinois vs SE Missouri State Final: 77-74 - Recap

Reggie Smith scored 23 points leading Eastern Illinois to a 77-74 victory over SE Missouri State at Show Me Center on Saturday.

Eastern Illinois was the ATS victor, as they covered the 8.5-point spread as an underdog.

Dylan Chatman had 13 points for Eastern Illinois and Chris Olivier chipped in with 13 points. Reggie Smith had 6 assists for them, while Chris Olivier was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 9 boards.

SE Missouri State got 22 points from Tyler Stone in a losing cause and another 18 points from Jarekious Bradley. Lucas Nutt contributed 5 assists for them, while Tyler Stone had 11 rebounds.

Eastern Illinois led at halftime, 39-33.

The rebound battle favored Eastern Illinois as they grabbed 37 boards, while SE Missouri State only had 36.