Eastern Illinois Falls 57-45 Against Western Illinois - Game Recap

Western Illinois earned a 57-45 victory over Eastern Illinois on Wednesday, getting 15 points from Adam Link at Lantz Arena.

Western Illinois was a 5.5-point favorite in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters.

Western Illinois got 14 points from Ceola Clark III and another 11 points from Terell Parks. Don McAvoy III contributed 2 assists, while Terell Parks cleaned the glass with 8 rebounds.

Eastern Illinois got 8 points from Malcolm Herron in a losing cause and another 7 points from Austin Akers. Sherman Blanford contributed 4 assists for them, while Sherman Blanford had 5 rebounds.

First-half bettors who backed Eastern Illinois were victorious, as the score was 27-20 at the break.

Western Illinois won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 29-24.