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Morant lifts Murray St. past E. Kentucky 102-70

RICHMOND, Ky. (AP) Ja Morant had 25 points and 14 assists as Murray State easily beat Eastern Kentucky 102-70 on Saturday night.

Morant also committed nine turnovers.

Shaq Buchanan had 16 points for Murray State (21-4, 12-2 Ohio Valley Conference), which earned its fifth consecutive win. Darnell Cowart added 14 points. Tevin Brown had 14 points for the visitors.

Murray State is undefeated (4-0) when scoring at least 100 points this season.

Nick Mayo had 26 points and 12 rebounds for the Colonels (11-16, 4-10). Jomaru Brown added 19 points. He also had seven turnovers but no assists. Tre King had 10 points and nine rebounds.

The Racers improve to 2-0 against the Colonels on the season. Murray State defeated Eastern Kentucky 97-85 on Jan. 5. Murray State plays UT Martin at home on Thursday. Eastern Kentucky takes on Tennessee Tech on the road on Thursday.

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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 Murray St. 21-4 4656102
home team logo E. Kentucky 11-16 353570
Team Stats
away team logo Murray St. 21-4 82.6 PPG 40.3 RPG 17.9 APG
home team logo E. Kentucky 11-16 82.6 PPG 40.8 RPG 14.8 APG
Key Players
12
J. Morant 24.5 PPG 5.7 RPG 10.0 APG 49.9 FG%
10
N. Mayo 23.7 PPG 8.7 RPG 2.3 APG 46.2 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 PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
B. Sanchious - - - - - - - - - - - - -
J. Eaves - - - - - - - - - - - - -
T. Brown - - - - - - - - - - - - -
D. Gilmore - - - - - - - - - - - - -
J. Morant - - - - - - - - - - - - -
A. Smith - - - - - - - - - - - - -
B. Whitley - - - - - - - - - - - - -
D. Cowart - - - - - - - - - - - - -
K. Williams - - - - - - - - - - - - -
S. Buchanan - - - - - - - - - - - - -
M. Davis - - - - - - - - - - - - -
J. Johnson - - - - - - - - - - - - -
D. Smith - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Total 0 0 0 0/0 0/0 0/0 0 0 0 0 0 0 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 PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
N. Mayo - - - - - - - - - - - - -
D. Weaver - - - - - - - - - - - - -
K. Humphrey - - - - - - - - - - - - -
L. Anderson - - - - - - - - - - - - -
D. Hicks - - - - - - - - - - - - -
K. Robinson - - - - - - - - - - - - -
P. Broughton - - - - - - - - - - - - -
C. Carmical - - - - - - - - - - - - -
M. Cooper - - - - - - - - - - - - -
J. Hobbs - - - - - - - - - - - - -
J. Oakley - - - - - - - - - - - - -
J. Brown - - - - - - - - - - - - -
P. Bradshaw - - - - - - - - - - - - -
C. Villers - - - - - - - - - - - - -
H. King - - - - - - - - - - - - -
T. King - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Total 0 0 0 0/0 0/0 0/0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0