CHARLESTON, Ill. (AP) - Keith Jenifer scored 19 points as Murray State beat Eastern Illinois 72-66 Saturday night. Jenifer also had four assists and three rebounds for the Racers, who improve to eleven-and-five in the Ohio Valley Conference and 17-and-ten overall. Teammate Pearson Griffith had 17 points, seven rebounds, and five steals. Justin Orr scored 11. Emanuel Dildy's basket with 1:51 remaining cut the Racers' lead to 69-66. But Jenifer responded with two free throws that put the Racers out of reach. Murray State led the Panthers (12-15, 7-9) 35-30 at halftime. Josh Gomes had 22 points, four rebounds and three assists for the Panthers, who drop to seven-and-nine in conference and 12-and-15 overall.
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