Posted January 29, 2012 on AP on Fox
After losing to No. 11 Murray State, Eastern Illinois coach Mike Miller was only worried about one thing. ''The only thing I'm worried about is playing better,'' Miller said. Joey Miller had 17 points and four rebounds for the Panthers (9-11, 2-6) but it wasn't enough to hold off the unbeaten Racers, who topped Eastern Illinois 73-58 Saturday night. ''It's kind of difficult (to control the tempo against the Racers), because they can shoot, drive, they've got pulse so it's very difficult,'' Alfonzo McKinnie, who had 13 points and six rebounds for the Panthers, said. The Panthers are on a five-game losing streak. ''What we're going to have to do is turn ourselves around,'' Miller said. ''The way we were playing in early January and parts of December is the way we need to play and we haven't been able to consistently do that so that's our challenge. If we will do that then I think we'll be ...
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