Lafayette vs Morehead State

Morehead St. 88, Lafayette 74

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MOREHEAD, Ky. (AP) - Milton Chavis scored 18 points and tallied five of Morehead State's 19 steals as the Eagles beat Lafayette 88-74 on Sunday.

Chavis, who has led Morehead State in scoring in every game this season, made 7 of 11 shots from the field and led the Eagles in scoring despite playing only 15 minutes due to foul trouble.

With the game tied 33-all at halftime, Morehead State (3-1) opened the second half with seven straight points to take a 40-33 lead.

Lafayette (1-3) knocked down consecutive 3-pointers to close the gap to 40-39, but Chavis responded with back-to-back 3-pointers of his own to put Morehead State up for good.

Kelly Drew had 12 points, Bakari Turner added 11 and Angelo Warner posted 10 for Morehead State.

Joey Ptasinski led Lafayette with 23 points and Seth Hinrichs added 17 but the Leopards turned the ball over 29 times in the loss.

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Scoreboard
Lafayette (1-3)334174
Morehead State (3-1) «335588

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Lafayette Leopards
L. Giese, F272-53-54148
A. Flannigan, F210-40-02020
J. Ptasinski, G338-150-042123
S. Hinrichs, G314-128-1093218
T. Johnson, G282-40-021035
Z. Rufer201-30-03433
B. Scott166-92-222117
N. Musters150-00-00040
L. Smith40-00-01000
J. Detmer20-00-00000
B. Freeland20-00-00000
B. Murphy10-00-01000
Totals 23-5213-1729222074
 44.2%76.5% 
Morehead State Eagles
D. Kelly, F174-54-572212
M. Chavis, F157-112-220418
J. Holmes, C152-21-41025
D. Atkinson, G313-50-031017
A. Warner, G264-91-138210
B. Turner244-101-141211
J. Stokes171-70-00213
M. Lewis-Briggs163-42-44138
K. Owens143-41-24007
C. James90-20-01000
C. Posthumus93-41-25057
B. Reed70-00-00000
Totals 34-6313-2135242288
 54%61.9% 
Patriot League
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Lehigh0-03-1275
Army West Point0-02-1208
Colgate0-02-155
Holy Cross0-02-112
Navy0-02-2230
American0-00-3282
Boston U.0-00-3286
Lafayette0-00-3297
Loyola-Md.0-00-3286
Bucknell0-00-4108

Ohio Valley
EastConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Belmont0-04-135
Tenn. Tech0-03-155
Eastern Ky.0-02-133
Jax. State0-02-1182
Morehead St.0-01-2103
Tenn. St.0-01-237
WestConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Murray St.0-02-1345
Eastern Ill.0-01-2301
SE Missouri St.0-01-2310
SIUE0-01-2302
Austin Peay0-01-3220
UT Martin0-01-3240
 
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