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Ohio Valley Tournament - Recap - SE Missouri State Defeats Eastern Illinois 78-68

SE Missouri State grabbed a 78-68 win over Eastern Illinois on Wednesday, behind a 24-point effort from Tyler Stone at Municipal Auditorium.

SE Missouri State was a favorite by 4.5 points and came through with an ATS victory for bettors.

SE Missouri State got 14 points from Corey Wilford and another 14 points from Marland Smith. Lucas Nutt contributed 12 assists, while Corey Wilford cleaned the glass with 7 rebounds.

Eastern Illinois got a 19-point performance from Josh Piper, who was supported by 17 points from Alex Austin. Austin Akers had 5 assists in a losing cause for Eastern Illinois, while Alex Austin grabbed 8 rebounds.

SE Missouri State led at halftime, 42-29.

SE Missouri State had a 31-25 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.