Scores

Final

W Illinois 57

(6-3, 2-0 Summit)

E Illinois 45

(3-7, 1-4 home)

    8:00 PM ET, December 5, 2012

    Lantz Arena, Charleston, Illinois

    1 2 T
    WIU 20 3757
    EIU 27 1845

    Top Performers

    Western Illinois: T. Parks 11 Pts, 8 Reb, 1 Ast, 6 Blk

    Eastern Illinois: A. Akers 7 Pts, 3 Ast, 2 Stl

    W. Illinois 57, E. Illinois 45

    Associated Press

    CHARLESTON, Ill. -- Adam Link scored 15 points and Ceola Clark added 14 as Western Illinois defeated Eastern Illinois 57-45 on Wednesday night.

    Terrell Parks had 11 points, eight rebounds and six blocked shots for the Leathernecks (6-3).

    Malcolm Herron led the Panthers (3-7), with eight points, and three players added seven points each.

    A 20-4 run during a second-half stretch of 9:58 gave Western Illinois control.

    Parks had seven points and Jack Houpt keyed the rally. Eastern Illinois shot 2 for 8 from the floor and had five turnovers during the stretch, which gave the Leathernecks a 49-38 cushion with 2:30 remaining.

    Houpt had nine points.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    WIU
    EIU
    Points 57 45
    FG Made-Attempted 16-32 (.500) 19-47 (.404)
    3P Made-Attempted 4-10 (.400) 3-16 (.188)
    FT Made-Attempted 21-34 (.618) 4-8 (.500)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 11 (0/0) 20 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 12 12

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