Tennessee Tech tops Eastern Illinois 74-57
COOKEVILLE, Tenn. (AP)—Anthony Fisher had 19 points, and Amadi McKenzie added 18 to lead Tennessee Tech to a 74-57 win over Eastern Illinois on Thursday night.
Daniel Northern had 12 points and 15 rebounds for the Golden Eagles (8-11, 5-4 Ohio Valley Conference), who shot 49 percent from the floor.
Jon’Tee Willhite led the Panthers (2-15, 1-8 OVC) with 17 points, and Jake Byrne added 10 points and 12 rebounds.
The game was close for a half, as Tennessee Tech led only 39-33 at the break.
Frank Davis chipped in with 11 points, and Will Barnes scored 8 to help the Golden Eagles pull away.