Eastern Illinois Downs SIU Edwardsville 61-46 - Match Report
Eastern Illinois got 13 points from Morris Woods en route to a 61-46 victory over SIU Edwardsville on Saturday at Lantz Arena.
Eastern Illinois was a 7.5-point favorite in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters.
Sherman Blanford had 10 points for Eastern Illinois and Taylor Jones chipped in with 9 points. Austin Akers had 8 assists for them, while Sherman Blanford was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 6 boards.
SIU Edwardsville got 16 points from Mark Yelovich in a losing cause and another 9 points from Kris Davis. Mark Yelovich contributed 3 assists for them, while Mark Yelovich had 6 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Eastern Illinois were victorious, as the score was 40-16 at the break.
SIU Edwardsville won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 31-28.