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Chicago State Falls 78-56 Against Eastern Illinois - Game Recap

The battle between Eastern Illinois and Chicago State didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Chicago State was handed a 78-56 defeat on Thursday at Lantz Arena.

Eastern Illinois won the battle on the scoreboard, but not at the payout window as they failed to cover the -26.0-point spread.

Eastern Illinois got 16 points from Sammy Friday IV and another 15 points from Josiah Wallace. Marvin Johnson contributed 3 assists, while George Dixon cleaned the glass with 7 rebounds.

Chicago State got a 11-point performance from Isaiah Lewis, who was supported by 11 points from Levelle Zeigler. Aaris-Monte Bonds had 3 assists in a losing cause for Chicago State, while Aaris-Monte Bonds grabbed 8 rebounds.

First-half bettors who backed Eastern Illinois were victorious, as the score was $HalfScore at the break.

Eastern Illinois won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 36-27.

Next game, Eastern Illinois takes its act on the road to face Wisconsin-Green Bay looking for another win. For Chicago State, they head on the road to face Northwestern.