SAINT CHARLES, Mo. (AP) Kevin Caldwell Jr. had 19 points and Lindenwood beat Eastern Illinois 80-67 on Thursday night.

Caldwell also contributed five rebounds and six assists for the Lions (8-16, 3-8 Ohio Valley Conference). Keenon Cole scored 16 points and added eight rebounds. Chris Childs was 6 of 12 shooting (4 for 5 from distance) to finish with 16 points. The Lions broke a seven-game losing streak.

The Panthers (7-17, 3-8) were led in scoring by Paul Bizimana, who finished with 11 points. Kyle Thomas added 11 points for Eastern Illinois. In addition, Cameron Haffner finished with 11 points and five assists.


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