Another game, another letdown for the Murray State Racers in Thursday nights loss to Eastern Illinois 74-68. In the game, all-OVC guard Tevin Brown continued his slump on the road finishing with 11 points, but just 1-8 from three and six total turnovers. Brown is now shooting just 25% from behind the arch on the season with the bulk of that coming on the road in Murray State's 5 losses.
Marvin Johnson had 22 points as Eastern Illinois beat Murray State 74-68 on Thursday night. Josiah Wallace had 18 points and 10 rebounds for Eastern Illinois (5-5, 2-1 Ohio Valley Conference), which earned its fourth consecutive home victory with a closing 18-4 run. The Panthers forced a season-high 23 turnovers.
De’Von Cooper registered 19 points and six rebounds as Morehead State narrowly defeated Murray State 61-56 on Saturday. Ta’lon Cooper added 12 points for Morehead State (5-6, 2-2 Ohio Valley Conference), which snapped its four-game road losing streak. LJ Bryan chipped in 10 points.