ncaab Game Recap
Ohio Valley Tournament - Jacksonville State Gamecocks vs Eastern Illinois Panthers Wrap - Eastern Illinois Wins 67-61
Eastern Illinois got a 25-point performance from Josiah Wallace as they ran past Jacksonville State 67-61 on Wednesday at Ford Center.
Eastern Illinois won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the -1.5-point spread as favorites.
Mack Smith had 17 points for Eastern Illinois and Kashawn Charles chipped in with 12 points. JaQualis Matlock had 3 assists for them, while George Dixon was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 7 boards.
Jacksonville State got 16 points from Jacara Cross in a losing cause and another 13 points from Ty Hudson. Ty Hudson contributed 3 assists for them, while Kayne Henry had 10 rebounds.
Eastern Illinois was winning at the break before taking care of business in the second half.
The rebound battle favored Jacksonville State as they grabbed 32 boards, while Eastern Illinois only had 27