Chicago State Falls 84-62 Against Eastern Illinois - Game Recap

Chicago State Falls 84-62 Against Eastern Illinois - Game Recap

Eastern Illinois cruised to victory on Monday, running Chicago State out of the gym and running up an 84-62 score at Lantz Arena.

Chris Olivier had 20 points for Eastern Illinois and Reggie Smith chipped in with 13 points. Reggie Smith had 6 assists for them, while Sherman Blanford was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 11 boards.

Chicago State got 14 points from Eddie Denard in a losing cause and another 12 points from Nate Duhon. Quinton Pippen contributed 5 assists for them, while Matt Ross had 13 rebounds.

First-half bettors who backed Eastern Illinois were victorious, as the score was 40-25 at the break.

Eastern Illinois won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 38-35.