Jailen Gill and Derek Hawthorne Jr. scored 17 points apiece as UT Martin topped Eastern Illinois 78-71 in the first round of the Ohio Valley Conference Tournament on Wednesday night.
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Jared Sherfield registered 14 points as Tennessee Tech snapped its nine-game losing streak, defeating Eastern Illinois 63-57 on Saturday.
Jason Burnell had 26 points and 14 rebounds as Jacksonville State edged past Eastern Illinois 89-84 in double overtime on Thursday night. De'Torrion Ware added 20 points for the Gamecocks.
Michael Littlejohn had a season-high 21 points as Tennessee State got past Eastern Illinois 75-60 on Saturday night.
Rick Byrd won his 800th career game as Belmont rolled past Eastern Illinois 99-58 on Thursday night.
Gabe McGlothan recorded 13 points and 10 rebounds to lead Southeast Missouri to an 88-79 win over Eastern Illinois on Saturday, snapping the Redhawks' eight-game road losing streak.
Mack Smith scored 18 points as Eastern Illinois topped Southern Illinois-Edwardsville 79-65 on Thursday. Josiah Wallace added 16 points for the Panthers, while Ben Harvey chipped in 15.
Terry Taylor had 25 points and 12 rebounds as Austin Peay beat Eastern Illinois 94-86 on Saturday. Zach Glotta added 22 points for the Governors.
Darnell Cowart and Ja Morant each scored 23 points as Murray State rallied to beat Eastern Illinois 86-75 on Thursday night.
Jordan Walker scored a career-high 30 points and distributed five assists to help lead Morehead State past Eastern Illinois 84-78 on Saturday to end a two-game skid for the Eagles.
Josiah Wallace made two free throws in the final seconds to give Eastern Illinois a 67-66 victory over Eastern Kentucky on Thursday night.
Ledarrius Brewer scored 24 points, buried a 3-pointer and threw down the go-ahead dunk in the final seconds to lead Southeast Missouri State to 64-59 win on Saturday.
Josiah Wallace hit a 3-pointer with 13 seconds left to lift Eastern Illinois to a 66-64 Ohio Valley Conference victory over UT Martin on Thursday night.
Josiah Wallace scored 27 points with five 3-pointers, Shareef Smith hit the winning jump shot with four seconds left and Eastern Illinois felled Austin Peay, one of the Ohio Valley Conference's unbeatens, 85-83 on Saturday.
Ja Morant scored 29 points, 20 of his team's 48 in the first half, and Murray State routed Eastern Illinois 83-61 on Thursday night.
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