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Murray St. pulls away from S. Illinois on Stark's 27 PTs

MURRAY, Ky. (AP) Jonathan Stark scored 27 points and Terrell Miller Jr., had 16 points and 10 rebounds and Murray State beat Southern Illinois 81-73 on Saturday night.

Stark, who also passed out eight assists and grabbed five rebounds, was 5-for-10 shooting from 3-point range.

The Racers trailed 37-31 at intermission then outscored Southern Illinois 15-9 and tied it at 46 with Miller's 3-pointer with 14:35 left. Stark later hit a 3, and Shaq Buchannan made back-to-back 3-pointers for a 69-65 lead with 3:40 to go and the Racers never trailed again. Stark and Buchannan shot a combined 6 of 8 from the free throw line in the last 42 seconds.

Buchanan added 15 points for Murray State (3-1) shooting 6 for 7, and Anthony Smith scored 12 points and made all four of his field goals and all four free throws.

Sean Lloyd Jr., led Southern Illinois (2-2) with 19 points and Kavion Pippen had 12.

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Key Players
Min. Per Game
Pts. Per Game
Ast. Per Game
Reb. Per Game
Field Goal %
Three Point %
Free Throw %
Team Stats
Points 0 0
Field Goals 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
3-Pointers 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
Free Throws 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
Total Rebounds 0 0
Offensive 0 0
Defensive 0 0
Team 0 0
Assists 0 0
Steals 0 0
Blocks 0 0
Turnovers 0 0
Fouls 0 0
Technicals 0 0
12T
away team logo So. Illinois 2-2 373673
home team logo Murray St. 3-1 315081
Team Stats
away team logo So. Illinois 2-2 68.6 PPG 36.7 RPG 13.7 APG
home team logo Murray St. 3-1 82.6 PPG 40.3 RPG 17.9 APG
Key Players
22
A. Fletcher 16.5 PPG 6.1 RPG 1.5 APG 51.3 FG%
11
S. Buchanan 13.0 PPG 4.2 RPG 1.7 APG 46.8 FG%
Top Scorers
PTS REB AST
PTS REB AST
0 FG% 0
0 3PT FG% 0
0 FT% 0
Starters
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Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Bench
Bench PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Bench
Bench PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB