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|Wilson Leads Murray State Over Eastern Illinois
|CHARLESTON, Ill. (AP) -- Stacy Wilson scored 16 points to lead No. 20 Murray State to an easy 73-40 win over Eastern Illinois on Friday night.
Jewuan Long added 14 points and three assists for Murray State (14-0, 2-0 Ohio Valley Conference), which hit a season-high 12 3-pointers. Wilson made 4 of 7 shots from beyond the arc.
Jeremey Granger scored 12 points to lead the Panthers (6-6, 0-1), who have lost four straight and dropped to 5-1 at home.
Murray State, which entered the day as one four unbeaten teams in the country, is off to the program's best start in 75 years. The Racers' 14-0 start trails only the 1935-36 team that started 16-0.
The Racers' harassed Eastern Illinois into 12 turnovers and a season-low 27 percent (13 for 48) shooting from the field.
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