Illinois State vs Morehead State

Illinois St. 78, Morehead St. 73

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MOREHEAD, Ky. (AP) - Jackie Carmichael scored 17 points and grabbed 10 rebounds to lead Illinois State over Morehead State 78-73 on Wednesday night.

Jon Ekey added 17 points, Tyler Brown 13 and Nic Moore and John Wilkins chipped in 10 each for the Redbirds (6-3).

Illinois State shot 58.5 percent from the field (24 of 41), and didn't fare much worse from long. The Redbirds made 54.5 percent from behind the 3-point arc (12 of 22), including 5 of 8 from Ekey.

The Redbirds, who led 34-26 at halftime, have won all six of those by 60-plus, while losing the three when they have not reached the 60-piont mark.

Marsell Holden scored 21 points to lead Morehead State, which snapped a six-game home winning streak. Ty Proffitt chipped in 18 points and Drew Kelly 11 for the Eagles.

Morehead State (4-6) turned it over 15 times, leading to 22 points for Illinois State.

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Scoreboard
Illinois State (6-3) «344478
Morehead State (4-6)264773

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Illinois State Redbirds
J. Carmichael, F327-123-5103017
J. Ekey, F325-82-233317
T. Brown, G375-70-036113
A. Cousin, G331-40-01113
N. Moore, G332-45-805410
Z. Upshaw172-22-21148
J. Wilkins152-46-610310
J. Threloff10-00-00000
Totals 24-4118-2322191678
 58.5%78.3% 
Morehead State Eagles
D. Kelly, F334-92-251411
K. Owens, F172-30-05034
T. Hill, G354-100-03429
T. Proffitt, G336-112-412318
A. Warner, G262-62-21106
M. Holden225-88-812121
M. Chavis162-50-04044
L. Austin110-00-01320
D. Ferguson30-00-01000
D. Mathieu30-00-00000
J. Percell10-00-00010
Totals 25-5214-1625132073
 48.1%87.5% 
Missouri Valley
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Wichita St.17-131-532
Illinois St.17-128-733
So. Illinois9-917-16145
N. Iowa9-914-16162
Loyola-Chi.8-1018-14182
Missouri St.7-1117-16209
Bradley7-1113-20220
Evansville6-1216-17188
Indiana St.5-1311-20233
Drake5-137-24314

Ohio Valley
EastConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Belmont15-123-760
Morehead St.10-614-16200
Jax. State9-720-15151
Tenn. St.8-817-13161
Tenn. Tech8-812-20277
Eastern Ky.5-1112-19248
WestConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
UT Martin10-622-13164
SE Missouri St.9-715-18274
Murray St.8-816-17230
Austin Peay7-911-19261
Eastern Ill.6-1014-15265
SIUE1-156-24333
 
Other games
Alabama 62 Final
Dayton 74
IUPUI 60 Final
Louisville 90
Colo St 64 Final
DUKE 87
Arizona 72 Final
Florida 78
S Hou St 37 Final
Tx A&M 64
GB 42 Final
Wisc 70
XAV 73 Final
Butler 61
STBN 43 Final
Illinois 48