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Eastern Illinois Downs Southern Illinois-Edwardsville 70-61 - Match Report

Marvin Johnson scored 18 points leading Eastern Illinois to a 70-61 victory over Southern Illinois-Edwardsville at Sam M. Vadalabene Center on Tuesday.

Eastern Illinois was an underdog by +2.5 points and came through with an ATS victory for bettors.

Eastern Illinois got 16 points from Kashawn Charles and another 15 points from Jordan Skipper-Brown. Marvin Johnson contributed 8 assists, while Marvin Johnson cleaned the glass with 10 rebounds.

Southern Illinois-Edwardsville got a 13-point performance from Shamar Wright, who was supported by 12 points from Sidney Wilson. Iziah James had 5 assists in a losing cause for Southern Illinois-Edwardsville, while Carlos Curtis grabbed 7 rebounds.

Eastern Illinois led at halftime, 23-22.

The rebound battle favored Southern Illinois-Edwardsville as they grabbed 32 boards, while Eastern Illinois only had 31

Next game, Eastern Illinois takes its act home to face Belmont looking for another win. For Southern Illinois-Edwardsville, they head home to face Tennessee State.