CHARLESTON, Ill. -- George Dixon recorded 11 points and 11 rebounds to carry Eastern Illinois to a 61-59 win over Southeast Missouri on Saturday.
Mack Smith had 19 points and seven rebounds for Eastern Illinois (11-9, 4-4 Ohio Valley Conference), which earned its fourth consecutive win. Josiah Wallace added 11 points. JaQualis Matlock had eight rebounds and three of the Panthers' season-high 11 blocks.
Eastern Illinois takes on Murray State on the road on Thursday. Southeast Missouri faces Morehead State on the road on Thursday.
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