Recap: Eastern Ill vs. Wright State
Charleston, IL (Sports Network) - J.T. Yoho scored a game-high 14 points to help lead the Wright State Raiders to a 56-44 victory over the Eastern Illinois Panthers at Lantz Arena.
Yoho, who came off the bench, shot 3-of-4 from beyond the arc and grabbed eight boards. Kendall Griffin (11 points) and Reggie Arceneaux (10 points) each added double digits for the Raiders (2-0).
Alex Austin led Eastern Illinois (0-2) with 11 points, and he was followed closely by Sherman Blanford with 10 points.
Wright State jumped out to a 32-17 lead at the half. The Panthers shot only 26.1 percent from the floor in the opening frame, including 1-of-11 from three-point range.
The Panthers improved after halftime, draining 10-of-19 from the field, but it was not enough to overcome the first half deficit.
The Raiders outrebounded the Panthers, 37-24. Wright State shot 14-of-21 from the free throw line, while Eastern Illinois only made just 8-of-16.Game Notes