Eastern Illinois (11-20) Goes Up against Southeast Missouri State (16-15) in Ohio Valley Tournament

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Ohio Valley Conference Tourney



1ST2ND TOTAL SPREAD
  Eastern Illinois 29 39 68 +4.0
  SE 42 36 78 -4.0
Wed, Mar 06 2013, 08:30 PM CST

Municipal Auditorium
Kansas City, MO
Attendance: 1,010
TV: OVC Digital Network

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Eastern Illinois takes on Southeast Missouri State in the first round of the Ohio Valley Tournament at Municipal Auditorium on Wednesday. It takes place at 9 p.m. EST and you can catch it on OVC Digital Network. The Panthers fell to the Redhawks 77-64 on Feb. 9 and are 5-5 against them over the last four years.

The 13 points by Morris Woods helped the Panthers to a 61-46 victory over SIU Edwardsville on Mar. 2. He leads the team in scoring average, scoring 10.9 points per contest. For the Redhawks, A.J. Jones finished with 20 points and six rebounds in the 84-68 win over Murray State on Mar. 2. He contributes 3.3 rebounds per game in addition to his 8.8 points per game.

Southeast Missouri State has a statistical edge over Eastern Illinois in two key areas. The Redhawks have the upper hand in rebounding, 37.3 per game to 29.9 per game. Additionally, Southeast Missouri State has an edge over Eastern Illinois in scoring, 74.2 points per game to 60.2 points per game. One category in which Southeast Missouri State is especially proficient is turnover percentage at 18.6, ranking second in their conference (and 100th nationally).

StatSmack! Eastern Illinois is better than Southeast Missouri State
  • Austin Akers is ranked 8th in the Ohio Valley in assists.
  • Eastern Illinois allows fewer rebounds (30.3 allowed per game vs. 37.1 allowed per game) than Southeast Missouri State this season.
  • Eastern Illinois is better under pressure, and has defeated Southeast Missouri State in four out of the last seven games decided by five points or fewer.
  • More violent crime happens in Cape Girardeau so be careful if you visit (when compared to Charleston -- according to the FBI).
EIU Players Mins Pts Reb Ast Stl Blk TO
C S. Blanford 26 11 7 2 1 0 2
C Josh Piper 29 10 4 1 1 1 1
C- Morris Woods 24 11 4 1 1 0 3
D+ Alex Austin 23 9 2 1 1 0 1
D+ Austin Akers 0 5 3 4 1 0 1
D+ Taylor Jones 29 6 3 2 1 0 2
D Malcolm Herron 16 6 3 1 0 0 1
D- Cameron Harvey 11 2 0 1 0 0 0
F Keenan Anderson 9 1 1 0 0 0 1
F Alex Lubsey 4 1 1 0 0 0 0
SE Players Mins Pts Reb Ast Stl Blk TO
B- Tyler Stone 0 15 8 1 1 1 2
C+ Nino Johnson 28 11 9 1 1 3 2
C+ Corey Wilford 29 15 4 2 1 0 2
C Marland Smith 29 10 4 2 1 0 1
C- Lucas Nutt 28 6 2 5 1 0 2
C- Nick Niemczyk 23 7 2 2 1 0 1
C- A.J. Jones 20 9 3 2 1 0 2
D Michael Porter 16 6 3 0 0 0 1
D Matt Floyd 2 1 0 0 0 0 0
D Jared White 9 2 1 1 0 0 1
D- Jacob Tolbert 7 0 2 0 0 0 0
F Colin Ferguson 5 1 0 0 0 0 0

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Ohio Valley Standings

OverallConf
1 Belmont 26-10 14-2
2 Murray State 23-11 13-3
3 EKU 24-10 11-5
4 Morehead State 20-14 10-6
5 Tennessee Tech 17-16 9-7
6 SE 18-14 8-8
 7EIU 11-19 7-9
7 SIUE 11-20 7-9
9 Austin Peay 12-18 6-10
10 JSU 10-21 4-12
10 Tennessee State 5-25 4-12
12 UTM 8-23 3-13
Last updated: Apr 10th, 2014

2013-2014 Roster

#12 Keenen Anderson Jr F 6-7 225
#31 Alex Austin So G 6-4 190
#15 S. Blanford Sr F 6-6 215
#0 Dylan Chatman Jr G 6-1 180
#3 Zach Dickerson Fr G 6-3 190
#0 Justin Earls Fr F 6-7 210
#10 Dennis Green Fr G 6-3 185
#11 Anthony Johnson Fr G 6-4 200
#0 Ethan Miller Fr G 6-2 185
#2 Donald Moore So G 6-1 185
#35 Chris Olivier Jr F 6-8 245
Luke Piotrowski So C 6-11 240
#41 Mat Piotrowski Jr C 7-2 265
#55 Josh Piper Jr F 6-8 225
J. Robertson So G 6-3 190
#4 Aaron Siler Fr G 5-11 170
#5 Reggie Smith Jr G 6-0 185
#25 Jake Verhagen Fr F 6-6 200