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NCAA basketball - Season 2019-20 - Second review (from January to March 2020)

Tennessee State Tigers vs. Eastern Illinois Panthers : 84-79 (played on 2020-01-02) Score at the half: 40-26 The Tennessee State Tigers vs. Eastern Illinois Panthers game played at the Gentry Center in Nashville, TN was in fact an Ohio Valley Conference opener on Jan. 2nd, 2020. The contest started with two fast threes for the Panthers who quickly took the lead at 2-6. The solidly built EIU players Jaqualis Matlock (forward, 1.96m, senior) and George Dixon (guard/forward, 1.96m, junior) worked hard in the first minutes of the game but Mark Freeman (point guard, 1.83m, freshman) replied for the Tigers . Jaqualis Matlock and Mack Smith (guard, 1.88m, senior) put Eastern Illinois in front at 6-13 and were pretty efficient from behind the arc for the Panthers . TSU suddenly developed a much better defense and increased the tempo offensively. It was a tied game at 13-13 on two free throws hit by Emmanuel Egbuta (forward, 2.01m, senior) who came off the Tigers ' b