Eastern Illinois beats Tennessee Tech 75-58

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CHARLESTON, Ill. (AP)—Romain Martin had a game-high 24 points and 11 rebounds to lead Eastern Illinois to a 75-58 win over Tennessee Tech on Thursday night.

Edin Suljic added 14 points for Eastern Illinois (9-11, 6-4 Ohio Valley), which never trailed after pulling ahead 2-1 just under two minutes into the game.

Eastern Illinois held Tennessee Tech (10-10, 4-6) leading scorer Daniel Northern, who averaged 11.7 points, to six free throws and 0-for-4 shooting from the field.

Tennessee Tech shot 31 percent, and the Panthers outrebounded the Golden Eagles 44-39. Eastern Illinois led 33-20 at halftime.

Kevin Murphy led Tennessee Tech with 11 points.

The Golden Eagles beat Eastern Illinois 67-60 the last time the teams played in Tennessee on Jan. 5. The Panthers have won four straight games at home.

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 Top Performers
 Tennessee Tech
Kevin Murphy Kevin Murphy
4-12,  11 Pts
6 Rebs, 2 Assists
 Eastern Illinois
Romain Martin Romain Martin
8-15,  24 Pts
11 Rebs, 2 Assists

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