Who's Playing

Morehead State @ Eastern Illinois

Current Records: Morehead State 19-10; Eastern Illinois 9-20

What to Know

The Eastern Illinois Panthers will be returning home after a three-game road trip. The Panthers and the Morehead State Eagles will face off in an Ohio Valley battle at 8:30 p.m. ET Wednesday at Lantz Arena. EIU hasn't won a game against Morehead State since Feb. 8 of 2020, but they'll be looking to end the drought.

It was close but no cigar for EIU as they fell 81-77 to the Little Rock Trojans this past Saturday.

Meanwhile, Morehead State strolled past the Lindenwood Lions with points to spare this past Saturday, taking the matchup 71-58.

EIU is expected to lose this next one by 5. Those playing the odds have seen things go back and forth with the Panthers, who are 14-13 against the spread.

EIU came up short against the Eagles in the teams' previous meeting in January, falling 69-59. Maybe EIU will have more luck at home instead of on the road? Watch the contest and check back on CBS Sports for all the details.

How To Watch

  • When: Wednesday at 8:30 p.m. ET
  • Where: Lantz Arena -- Charleston, Illinois
  • Follow: CBS Sports App


The Eagles are a 5-point favorite against the Panthers, according to the latest college basketball odds.

The oddsmakers had a good feel for the line for this one, as the game opened with the Eagles as a 4.5-point favorite.

Over/Under: -110

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Series History

Morehead State have won seven out of their last ten games against Eastern Illinois.

  • Jan 07, 2023 - Morehead State 69 vs. Eastern Illinois 59
  • Feb 24, 2022 - Morehead State 82 vs. Eastern Illinois 46
  • Dec 29, 2021 - Morehead State 63 vs. Eastern Illinois 50
  • Jan 14, 2021 - Morehead State 87 vs. Eastern Illinois 61
  • Feb 08, 2020 - Eastern Illinois 71 vs. Morehead State 65
  • Jan 11, 2020 - Morehead State 69 vs. Eastern Illinois 66
  • Feb 02, 2019 - Morehead State 84 vs. Eastern Illinois 78
  • Jan 04, 2018 - Eastern Illinois 61 vs. Morehead State 52
  • Jan 05, 2017 - Morehead State 85 vs. Eastern Illinois 75
  • Jan 16, 2016 - Eastern Illinois 84 vs. Morehead State 82