CHARLESTON, Ill. (AP) — Marvin Johnson had 25 points and 10 assists as Eastern Illinois beat Tennessee State 86-72 on Saturday.
Johnson made 9 of 12 shots. He added six rebounds.
Sammy Friday IV had 17 points for Eastern Illinois (7-14, 4-10 Ohio Valley Conference), which ended its five-game home losing streak. Henry Abraham added 16 points. Jordan Skipper-Brown had 13 points and 10 rebounds.
Eastern Illinois scored 48 points in the first half, a season high for the team.