Eastern Illinois (7-7, 1-2 OVC) at Tennessee Tech (11-3, 3-0 OVC)
Saturday Jan. 12 | 5:30 pm
Cookeville, Tenn. | Elben Center
Game Notes: PDF
Radio: Hit Mix 88.9 FM
Live Stats: www.ttusports.com
TTU leads 26-17
Feb. 3, 2017 - @EIU 57, TTU 60
Eastern Illinois women's basketball closes the road trip at Tennessee Tech on Saturday Jan. 12 at 5:30 pm. The Panthers have lost their last two games and look to pick up a win over the Golden Eagles to improve to .500 in OVC play. TTU is on a three game win streak and currently holds the best record in conference. They beat SIUE, Belmont, and Tennessee State to open OVC play.
STEELE's 25TH CAREER DOUBLE-FIGURE PERFORMANCE
scored a game-leading 15 points in EIU's 78-49 loss at Jacksonville State Thursday night. This marked her 25th career double-figure scoring performance. She has nine games so far this season with ten or more points including seven straight to start the season. She scored a season-best 20 points in EIU's win over Purdue Fort Wayne earlier this year. Steele averages 11.1 ppg and ranks 19th overall in the OVC for scoring.
CAREER-HIGH FOR WAHL
had another big game off the bench for EIU. She fell short of a double-double recording eight points on 3-of-6 from the field and 2-of-4 from the free throw line. She grabbed a career-high nine rebounds including a game-leading five offensive rebounds.
The Panthers return home for a pair of games. First up is Murray State on Thursday Jan. 17 for a 12 pm tip-off.