Morehead State On Top Of OVC, Take Down Austin Peay

The Morehead State men's basketball team remains in first place in early-season Ohio Valley Conference standings after an 84-74 win at Austin Peay on Saturday (Jan. 3) evening.

Kenneth Faried had 24 points and 17 rebounds to lead the Eagles. Maze Stallworth had 23 points, Robert Murry 14 points and Leona Buchanan 10 points.

MSU is now 6-8 overall, 3-0 in the OVC.

Austin Peay was led by Wes Channels who scored a game-high 30 points.

The Governors are 6-7 overall, 2-1 in the league.

The MSU men's and women's basketball teams will travel on to Nashville for an OVC doubleheader against Tennessee State on Monday (Jan. 5). The women's game is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. EST, the men's game is scheduled for 8:30 p.m.

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