Tennessee Tech 65, E. Illinois 64
Zac Swansey scored his only field goal with 4.5 seconds left and
Tennessee Tech survived a furious Eastern Illinois rally for a
65-64 victory Sunday night in an Ohio Valley Conference game.
The Golden Eagles (4-5, 2-0) led by 17 points in the second
half, but their last double-digit advantage disappeared during a
5:50 stretch in which Eastern Illinois (4-7, 1-2) outscored them
Swansey, who had eight assists to lead Tennessee Tech, had
missed his first five shots before hitting the game-winner. Alfred
Jones came off the bench to lead the Golden Eagles with 13 points.
Zach Bailey added 12 points and Kevin Murphy contributed 10.
Curry McKinney and Jeremy Granger led all scorers with 15 apiece
for the Panthers. James Hollowell added 12 points and seven
rebounds for Eastern Illinois.