Reed carries SE Missouri past Eastern Illinois 94-88

CHARLESTON, Ill. (AP) — Eric Reed Jr. had a season-high 27 points as Southeast Missouri beat Eastern Illinois 94-88 on Thursday night.

Reed shot 7 for 9 on 3-pointers.

DQ Nicholas had 14 points for Southeast Missouri (10-15, 8-11 Ohio Valley Conference), which ended its four-game road losing streak. Nana Akenten added 11 points and Nate Johnson had 10.

Southeast Missouri totaled 55 points in the second half, a season high.

Mack Smith tied a season high with 22 points for the Panthers (9-17, 6-13). Jordan Skipper-Brown added 20 points and seven rebounds. Marvin Johnson had 17 points, eight assists and six rebounds.

The Redhawks improve to 2-0 against the Panthers on the season. Southeast Missouri defeated Eastern Illinois 75-44 on Jan. 30.

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