Morehead State vs Norfolk State

Morehead St. 75, Norfolk St. 69

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NORFOLK, Va. (AP) - Ty Proffitt scored 18 points and Morehead State held off Norfolk State 75-69 in a nonconference game Tuesday night, snapping the Spartans' eight-game winning streak.

The Eagles (11-11) knocked down their first six 3-point attempts and finished 11 of 18 from long range, with Proffitt hitting 4 of 5 and Marsell Holden 4 of 7.

Norfolk State (15-6) led by nine before Morehead State grabbed the momentum and took a 39-31 advantage into halftime.

After the Spartans closed to 67-66 with 3 minutes left, Proffitt made two free throws, Milton Chavis dunked and Angelo Warner added two foul shots for a seven-point cushion.

Chris McEachin, who led Norfolk State with 19 points, hit a 3-pointer to make it 73-69, then Warner's two free throws sealed the win.

Drew Kelly added 15 points for Morehead State and Warner recorded a career-best 12 rebounds

The Eagles posted a 33-24 rebounding advantage.

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Morehead State Eagles
D. Kelly, F296-92-353315
T. Proffitt, G335-64-431218
A. Warner, G311-56-612329
L. Austin, G222-50-00145
D. Atkinson, G151-21-11403
M. Chavis234-60-26128
M. Holden214-70-022112
D. Mathieu120-20-00010
K. Owens92-41-23055
J. Percell50-00-00010
Totals 25-4614-1833152175
 54.3%77.8% 
Norfolk State Spartans
M. Tamares, F173-70-00016
K. O'Quinn, C354-76-1271414
C. McEachin, G337-150-011419
P. Williams, G334-82-237013
R. McCauley, G121-30-00322
R. Johnson204-92-230112
J. Fuentes180-01-43511
Q. Pugh110-10-10200
B. Wheeless111-30-24022
A. Rogers80-00-02030
W. Graham20-00-00000
Totals 24-5311-2324191869
 45.3%47.8% 
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