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01/14/2012 11:01 PM EST
Southeast Missouri downs Eastern Illinois 80-73
SE MISSOURI 80, EASTRN ILLINOIS 73
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (AP) -- Marland Smith hit seven 3-pointers en
route to 24 points, leading Southeast Missouri past Eastern
Illinois 80-73 on Saturday night.
Tyler Stone scored 18 points and Leon Powell had a double-double
of 15 points and 12 rebounds for the Redhawks (10-8, 5-1 Ohio
Valley), who have won two straight. Lucas Nutt had seven
Jeremy Granger scored a game-high 31 points for the Panthers
(9-7, 2-2), whose three-game winning streak ended. Joey Miller
added 12 points.
Southeast Missouri enjoyed an extended run late in the first
half that turned the game in its favor. Tied 17-17, the Redhawks
put together a 27-12 run over the final 9:09 and led 44-29 at
Southeast Missouri outshot Eastern Illinois 52 percent (29 to
56) to 47 percent (27 of 58) but had an even more pronounced
advantage from 3-point range, hitting 11 of 20 to the Panthers'
4 of 12.
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