Ohio Valley Conference Tournament - Eastern Illinois vs SE Missouri State Recap - SE Missouri State Wins 79-61
Tyler Stone scored 27 points and added 11 rebounds for a double-double, leading SE Missouri State over Eastern Illinois, 79-61, on Wednesday at Nashville Municipal Auditorium.
SE Missouri State was a favorite by 7.5 points and came through with an ATS victory for bettors.
SE Missouri State got 15 points from Antonius Cleveland and another 12 points from Nino Johnson. Lucas Nutt contributed 10 assists, while Tyler Stone cleaned the glass with 11 rebounds.
Eastern Illinois got 22 points from Sherman Blanford in a losing cause and another 19 points from Chris Olivier. Reggie Smith contributed 5 assists for them, while Sherman Blanford had 8 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed SE Missouri State were victorious, as the score was 39-27 at the break.
SE Missouri State won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 42-35.