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Morehead State slips past Eastern Kentucky, 78-77

RICHMOND, Ky. (AP) Malek Green hit two free throws with 20 seconds left in the game to lift Morehead State to a 78-77 win over Eastern Kentucky in the Ohio Valley Conference regular season finale Saturday.

The win cements Morehead State as the No. 5 seed into the conference tournament. They will play Austin Peay Thursday at 1 p.m. in Evansville, Ind.

Eastern Kentucky is one of four teams tied for the No. 7 seed, with the top eight teams advancing to the tournament.

Jomaru Brown's jumper with 1:19 left put the Colonels up by 3, 77-74, but James Baker answered with a jumper with just under a minute left to make it a one-point deficit and Green put the Eagles in front for good. Nick Mayo missed a jumper for the lead with :06 left.

A.J. Hicks scored 21 points to lead Morehead State (12-19, 8-10).

Brown had 31 points and Mayo added another 27 for Eastern Kentucky (13-18, 8-12).

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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 Morehead St. 12-19 413778
home team logo E. Kentucky 14-17 403777
Team Stats
away team logo Morehead St. 12-19 73.7 PPG 38.7 RPG 13.3 APG
home team logo E. Kentucky 14-17 82.6 PPG 40.8 RPG 14.8 APG
Key Players
2
J. Walker 15.8 PPG 3.5 RPG 2.6 APG 42.1 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
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