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Spencer sparks Tennessee State past Morehead State 83-74

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Delano Spencer sank a career-best seven 3-pointers on his way to a career-high 32 points and Tennessee State held off Morehead State 83-74 on Thursday night for its seventh straight victory.

Darreon Reddick had 12 points, Kamar McKnight scored 11 and Armani Chaney added 10 points and six assists for the Tigers (15-11, 10-5 Ohio Valley Conference). Tennessee State connected on 21 of 23 free throws (91 percent) on the night, while the Eagles (6-20, 2-13) sank 9 of 12.

Djimon Henson totaled 20 points and six rebounds, while A.J. Hicks scored 18 with seven assists for Morehead State. Londell King contributed 17 points and eight rebounds, while Jordan Walker scored 13.

The Eagles shot 47 percent from distance (15 of 32) with Henson knocking down 6 of 12, but Tennessee State answered with 48 percent shooting from beyond the arc (12 of 25) and made up the difference at the foul line. The Tigers won the rebound battle 33-25. Tennessee State remained in a third-place tie with Austin Peay in the OVC. Morehead State lost its seventh straight.

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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 Morehead State 6-20 304474
home team logo Tennessee State 15-11 354883
Team Stats
away team logo Morehead State 6-20 70.4 PPG 38.2 RPG 11.9 APG
home team logo Tennessee State 15-11 66.6 PPG 36.1 RPG 10.9 APG
Key Players
2
J. Walker 12.2 PPG 3.2 RPG 2.7 APG 38.4 FG%
1
D. Spencer 15.5 PPG 3.1 RPG 1.3 APG 43.7 FG%
Top Scorers
PTS REB AST
PTS REB AST
0 FG% 0
0 3PT FG% 0
0 FT% 0
Starters
Starters MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TO PF FG 3PT FT OREB DREB
Starters
Starters MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TO PF FG 3PT FT OREB DREB
Bench
Bench MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TO PF FG 3PT FT OREB DREB
Starters
Starters MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TO PF FG 3PT FT OREB DREB
Starters
Starters MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TO PF FG 3PT FT OREB DREB
Bench
Bench MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TO PF FG 3PT FT OREB DREB