Eastern Illinois wins 67-61 to advance in OVC tournament
EVANSVILLE, Ind. (AP) Josiah Wallace scored 25 points and sixth-seeded Eastern Illinois defeated No. 7 seed Jacksonville State 67-61 in the first round of the Ohio Valley Conference tournament Wednesday night.
The Panthers (17-14), who won their fifth straight game, will take on third-seeded Austin Peay on Thursday.
Wallace was 10-of-19 shooting. Mack Smith added 17 points and made three 3-pointers. He extended his streak of consecutive games with a 3-pointer to 80, the longest active streak and the second-longest in Division I history (Cory Bradford, Illinois, 88). Kashawn Charles scored 12 points.MORE
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