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Morehead State Knocks Off Tennessee Tech

MOREHEAD, Ky. (AP) - Leon Buchanan scored 22 points and Morehead
State defeated Tennessee Tech 64-62 on Thursday night.
The Eagles (7-9, 4-1 Ohio Valley Conference) led 64-61 with 2
seconds left when Frank Thomas went to the free-throw line for
Tennessee Tech (8-6, 2-2). Thomas hit the first free throw before
intentionally missing the second, coming up with the loose ball on
the rebound and missing the 15-footer at the buzzer.
Demonte Harper added 18 points and Kenneth Faried grabbed 16
rebounds for Morehead State.
The Eagles built their largest lead of the game, 57-44, with
5:25 left in the game before the Golden Eagles brought the deficit
to 59-58 with 2:18 remaining on a 14-2 run.
The Golden Eagles were led by D.J. Lindsay with 20 points and
Alex Davis with 10.
Morehead State outrebounded Tennessee Tech 50-34.


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