Eastern Illinois beats out SEMO 61-59

Eastern Illinois beats out SEMO 61-59
The Redhawks lost to Eastern Illinois 61-59 in the final seconds on Saturday, January 25. (Source: Pexels)

CHARLESTON, Ill. (KFVS/AP) - The Redhawks lost to Eastern Illinois 61-59 in the final seconds on Saturday, January 25.

It was a close game, but SEMO missed a 3-pointer at the very end of the game.

George Dixon had 11 points and 11 rebounds to lift Eastern Illinois to a 61-59 win over Southeast Missouri. Alex Caldwell led the Redhawks with a career-high 20 points

Starters for the SEMO included Alex Caldwell, Skyler Hogan, Quatarrius Wilson, DQ Nicholas and Sage Tolbert.

Previously, the Redhawks won their last four meetings with Eastern Illinois.

The Panthers remain undefeated at home this season.

Southeast Missouri State is now 0-8 in the OVC.

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