Morehead State vs Tennessee State

Tennessee St. 77, Morehead St. 72

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Kenny Moore scored a career-high 30 points, including hitting 7 of 9 from long range, to lead Tennessee State over Morehead State 77-72 on Wednesday night.

Kharon Butcher added 12 points and Jay Harris 11 for the Tigers (9-9, 2-3 Ohio Valley Conference), who snapped a season-high three-game losing skid with the victory.

The game was close the entire way, including a 34-32 halftime lead by the Tigers, until Morehead State took a timeout with the game tied at 64-all with 4:30 left. The teams came back onto the floor and Tennessee State proceeded to get hot from 3-point land, as Robert Covington and Wil Peters knocked down back-to-back 3s to spark an 8-0 run.

The Tigers led the rest of the way.

Ty Proffitt scored 19 points to lead the Eagles (8-10, 2-3).

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Morehead State Eagles
D. Kelly, F254-71-16239
J. Percell, F90-00-01000
L. Austin, G352-70-23636
T. Proffitt, G295-86-611119
M. Holden, G264-120-010212
M. Chavis224-60-03038
K. Owens181-30-02022
A. Warner182-33-54218
D. Mathieu102-30-01324
W. Bailey72-40-00004
D. Atkinson10-00-00000
Totals 26-5310-1427141772
 49.1%71.4% 
Tennessee State Tigers
K. Moore, F359-125-681330
J. Harris, G373-102-326211
D. Dockery, G321-65-68517
K. Butcher, G213-53-401112
T. Ward, G201-32-22314
M. Green163-61-20217
R. Covington152-30-04034
M. Rhett131-10-02002
M. Bawa80-10-00000
K. Thornton30-00-01000
Totals 23-4718-2330181277
 48.9%78.3% 
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EastConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Belmont15-122-561
Morehead St.10-614-15175
Jax. State9-717-14195
Tenn. St.8-817-12151
Tenn. Tech8-812-19254
Eastern Ky.5-1112-19243
WestConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
UT Martin10-620-11171
SE Missouri St.9-714-17267
Murray St.8-814-16240
Austin Peay7-911-19273
Eastern Ill.6-1014-15257
SIUE1-156-24334
 
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