Scores

Final

SE Missouri St 74

(13-12, 4-7 OVC)

E Illinois 68

(9-15, 6-6 OVC)

    3:00 PM ET, February 8, 2014

    Lantz Arena, Charleston, Illinois

    1 2 T
    SEMO 34 4074
    EIU 33 3568

    Top Performers

    Southeast Missouri State: T. Stone 16 Pts, 7 Reb, 2 Ast, 2 Stl, 5 Blk

    Eastern Illinois: S. Blanford 20 Pts, 9 Reb, 1 Stl

    SE Missouri St defeats Eastern Illinois 74-68

    Associated Press

    CHARLESTON, Ill. -- Jarekious Bradley, who scored 13 points and had 10 rebounds, made three free throws in the final 24 seconds to secure a 74-68 victory for Southeast Missouri State over Eastern Illinois Saturday.

    Bradley made a layup with 3:10 remaining to give the Redhawks a 68-60 lead. Chris Olivier followed with a layup for EIU and Reggie Smith made three free throws as the Panthers closed to 68-65 with 1:22 remaining. After a Nino Johnson free throw, Sherman Blanford sank two free throws as EIU trailed 69-67 with 37 seconds left.

    Darrian Gray had 18 points and Tyler Stone added 16 for SE Missouri (13-12, 4-7 Ohio Valley Conference).

    The Redhawks won the battle in the paint, making 36 points, compared to 22 for EIU.

    Sherman Blanford had 20 points, Smith had 13 and Alex Austin added 12 for EIU (9-15, 6-6).

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    SEMO
    EIU
    Points 74 68
    FG Made-Attempted 24-54 (.444) 22-54 (.407)
    3P Made-Attempted 5-14 (.357) 7-20 (.350)
    FT Made-Attempted 21-27 (.778) 17-24 (.708)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 17 (0/0) 20 (0/0)

    2013-14 Season

    DATEGAMELINKS
    Jan 25, 2014 EIU 77, @SEMO 74Recap
    » Feb 8, 2014 SEMO 74, @EIU 68Recap
    Mar 5, 2014 @SEMO 79, EIU 61Recap