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Williams scores 20, leads Murray State past SIU-Edwardsville

MURRAY, Kent. (AP)

KJ Williams had 20 points and 15 rebounds as Murray State won its 11th straight game, defeating Southern Illinois-Edwardsville 74-55 on Saturday night.

SIU-Edwardsville tied the game at 46 when Iziah James hit a 3-pointer with 12:42 remaining but the Cougars missed their next 17 shots. Kenyon Duling ended the long drought with a 3-pointer with eight seconds left and SIUE finished the game at 32% from the field, including 2 of 12 on 3-pointers. Murray State shot 54% for the game.

Tevin Brown had 17 points for Murray State (17-5, 10-0 Ohio Valley Conference). Jaiveon Eaves added 14 points. Anthony Smith had 12 rebounds. Murray State remains tied for first place with Austin Peay.

Tyresse Williford tied a season high with 22 points for the Cougars (5-18, 2-8). Cam Williams added 12 points.

Murray State plays at Belmont on Thursday. Southern Illinois-Edwardsville plays Morehead State at home 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 SIUE 5-18 262955
home team logo Murray St. 17-5 353974
Team Stats
away team logo SIUE 5-18 66.9 PPG 38.1 RPG 13.8 APG
home team logo Murray St. 17-5 75.4 PPG 40.8 RPG 14.4 APG
Key Players
14
Z. Moore 12.6 PPG 3.6 RPG 1.5 APG 46.7 FG%
10
T. Brown 17.9 PPG 4.6 RPG 3.7 APG 44.7 FG%
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