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Morant leads Murray St. to 73-54 win over Wright St.

MURRAY, Ky. (AP) Ja Morant scored 26 points and distributed 11 assists and Murray State pulled away from Wright State in the second half for a 73-54 win on Saturday night.

In their season opener, Murray State led 35-29 at halftime and extended it to 57-45 on Tevin Brown's 3-pointer with 9:59 remaining. Mike Davis buried a 3 seconds later and Wright State (1-1) never recovered. Brown finished with 17 points, Darnell Cowart contributed 11 with six rebounds and Anthony Smith grabbed 10 rebounds. The Racers shot 27 of 50 (54 percent) from the floor and made 10 3s.

Mark Hughes led the Raiders with 16 points, Loudon Love scored 15 with seven rebounds and Cole Gentry scored 11. Wright State shot 38 percent from the floor and managed just 3-of-18 (17 percent) from beyond the 3-point arc.

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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 Wright State 1-1 292554
home team logo Murray State 1-0 353873
Team Stats
away team logo Wright State 1-1 73.2 PPG 38 RPG 13.8 APG
home team logo Murray State 1-0 83.3 PPG 40.2 RPG 18.1 APG
Key Players
11
L. Love 15.1 PPG 8.2 RPG 0.9 APG 49.8 FG%
12
J. Morant 24.6 PPG 5.5 RPG 10.0 APG 50.3 FG%
Top Scorers
PTS REB AST
PTS REB AST
0 FG% 0
0 3PT FG% 0
0 FT% 0
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
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