SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) Jacobi Wood scored 19 points as Murray State beat Missouri State 77-53 on Wednesday night.

Wood also added five rebounds and five assists for the Racers (7-9, 4-1 Missouri Valley Conference). Quincy Anderson added 18 points while going 7 of 11 from the floor, including 1 for 4 from 3-point range, and 3 for 3 from the line, and he also had nine rebounds. Rob Perry had 13 points and was 6 of 11 shooting (0 for 3 from 3-point range).

Alston Mason led the Bears (9-7, 1-4) in scoring, finishing with 17 points. Chance Moore added 12 points for Missouri State. Dawson Carper also put up six points.

Murray State took the lead with 10:02 left in the first half and never looked back. Wood led his team in scoring with 14 points in the first half to help put them up 42-19 at the break. Murray State pulled away with a 7-0 run in the second half for a 33-point lead.


The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.

Copyright 2024 STATS LLC and Associated Press. Any commercial use or distribution without the express written consent of STATS LLC and Associated Press is strictly prohibited.