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Morehead State vs Tennessee Tech

Tennessee Tech 66, Morehead St. 55

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COOKEVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Kevin Murphy scored 24 points, including a pair of late 3-pointers that helped Tennessee Tech pull away to a 66-55 victory over Morehead State on Saturday night.

The Golden Eagles (11-6, 3-1 Ohio Valley Conference) led by as many as 15 points in the first half and were ahead for all but 1:39 in the game, but Morehead State stayed within range and trailed just 58-53 with 2:53 remaining.

A 3-pointer by Murphy made it 61-53 with 2:09 left, and his steal and subsequent 3-pointer at the 45-second mark increased the lead to 64-53. Murphy made 6 of 10 shots from long range as the Golden Eagles made 9 of 17.

It was Tennessee Tech's first win in its last nine games against the Eagles (8-9, 2-2).

Jud Dillard added 14 points and nine rebounds for Tennessee Tech. Murphy had six assists.

Marsell Holden led Morehead State with 15 points.

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Morehead State Eagles
D. Kelly, F274-121-15239
J. Percell, F60-00-00000
T. Proffitt, G363-82-29209
L. Austin, G291-32-21144
M. Holden, G255-100-000415
K. Owens212-20-13344
A. Warner191-60-02123
M. Chavis123-40-01056
D. Mathieu111-20-00113
W. Bailey70-10-02030
D. Atkinson51-10-10102
D. Ferguson20-00-00020
Totals 21-495-730112855
 42.9%71.4% 
Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles
T. Barnes, F261-30-05132
D. Ogbe, F120-13-42013
K. Murphy, G377-174-446124
Z. Swansey, G353-61-214210
J. Dillard, G344-96-990114
Z. Bailey201-20-00132
L. McMorrow171-34-42146
C. Dunn110-20-01010
B. Inameti81-13-41005
Totals 18-4421-2729131666
 40.9%77.8% 
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SIUE8-812-15281
SE Miss. St.6-912-16275
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