MOREHEAD, Ky. (AP)Drew Thelwell’s 20 points helped Morehead State defeat Eastern Illinois 69-59 on Saturday.

Thelwell also contributed six rebounds for the Eagles (10-7, 3-1 Ohio Valley Conference). Kalil Thomas scored 13 points and added three steals. Alex Gross had 12 points and six rebounds.

The Panthers (6-11, 2-2) were led in scoring by Kinyon Hodges, who finished with 12 points. Cameron Haffner and CJ Lane added 11 points each.

Both teams next play Thursday. Morehead State visits Tennessee Tech and Eastern Illinois hosts SIU-Edwardsville.

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