Eastern Illinois (7-14, 4-10) vs. Jacksonville State (12-7, 8-5)
Pete Mathews Coliseum, Jacksonville, Alabama; Thursday, 8:30 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: OVC foes meet as Eastern Illinois matches up against Jacksonville State. Both teams are coming off of big victories this past Saturday. Jacksonville State earned a 66-54 win on the road over Southeast Missouri, while Eastern Illinois won 86-72 at home against Tennessee State.
PLENTY OF EXPERIENCE: Senior leadership could play a big role in this game’s outcome. Darian Adams, Brandon Huffman and Kayne Henry have collectively scored 41 percent of Jacksonville State’s points this season. For Eastern Illinois, Marvin Johnson, Jordan Skipper-Brown, Kashawn Charles, Henry Abraham and Sammy Friday IV have collectively accounted for 55 percent of all Eastern Illinois scoring.