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Eastern Kentucky Colonels vs Eastern Illinois Panthers Recap - Eastern Kentucky Wins 93-85

Eastern Kentucky got 24 points from Tre King as they ran past Eastern Illinois 93-85 on Saturday at Lantz Arena.

Eastern Kentucky was a -1.5-point favorite in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters.

Eastern Kentucky got 18 points from Curt Lewis and another 17 points from Wendell Green Jr.. Wendell Green Jr. contributed 6 assists, while Cooper Robb cleaned the glass with 7 rebounds.

Eastern Illinois got 20 points from Marvin Johnson in a losing cause and another 18 points from Sammy Friday IV. Marvin Johnson contributed 8 assists for them, while Madani Diarra had 7 rebounds.

First-half bettors who backed Eastern Kentucky were victorious, as the score was 41-39 at the break.

Eastern Illinois won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 41-37.

Next game, Eastern Kentucky takes its act home to face Tennessee-Martin looking for another win. For Eastern Illinois, they head on the road to face Belmont.