Tennessee Tech vs Morehead State

Morehead St. 56, Tennessee Tech 50

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MOREHEAD, Ky. (AP) - Ty Proffitt had 20 points and Morehead State scored the final 10 points of the game to defeat Tennessee Tech 56-50 on Saturday.

Tennessee Tech led most of the second half, but Jud Dillard's basket for a 50-46 lead with 2:58 remaining was its final points of the game. Proffitt, who was 6 of 10 from the field including four 3-pointers, scored five points for the Eagles during the run. His 3-pointer with 1:44 remaining gave Morehead State the lead for good at 52-50.

The win improved Morehead State's home record against Ohio Valley Conference opponents in the past five seasons to 38-4.

Drew Kelly added 15 points for Morehead State (12-11, 5-4), which allowed a season-low in points against a Division I team.

Kevin Murphy and Dillard each scored 18 points for Tennessee Tech (13-9, 5-5), which had won nine of the past 10 games in the series.

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Scoreboard
Tennessee Tech (13-9)232750
Morehead State (12-11) «253156

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Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles
T. Barnes, F271-11-64003
D. Ogbe, F120-00-03120
Z. Swansey, G372-90-01425
K. Murphy, G358-211-3105118
J. Dillard, G287-103-440418
Z. Bailey260-11-20011
L. McMorrow122-21-20035
B. Inameti110-00-01020
C. Dunn70-20-01010
J. McKay50-00-01000
Totals 20-467-1730101650
 43.5%41.2% 
Morehead State Eagles
M. Chavis, F292-80-24114
D. Kelly, F266-92-240415
L. Austin, G340-20-01300
T. Proffitt, G326-104-450020
A. Warner, G261-61-26434
M. Holden202-60-00225
K. Owens172-32-35126
D. Atkinson121-30-01112
J. Percell40-00-00010
Totals 20-479-1329121456
 42.6%69.2% 
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EastConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Jax. State0-07-3133
Tenn. Tech0-07-4126
Tenn. St.0-05-3182
Belmont0-05-5115
Eastern Ky.0-04-6317
Morehead St.0-03-6254
WestConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Murray St.0-06-282
SE Missouri St.0-06-4256
Austin Peay0-04-5267
SIUE0-03-6195
UT Martin0-03-7327
Eastern Ill.0-02-6287
 
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