Carlos Marshall Jr. had 16 points and six rebounds for Tennessee State (12-6, 4-1 Ohio Valley Conference). Jy'lan Washington added 12 points and Ben Kone had four of the Tigers' season-high 11 blocks.
James Baker had 14 points for the Eagles (9-9, 3-2). Jordan Walker added 10 points.
With only 48 points, Morehead State shot 36%, missed all 13 of its 3-point attempts, and did not block a shot.
Tennessee State faces Eastern Kentucky at home on Saturday. Morehead State plays at Belmont on Saturday.
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