Morehead State Back In First Place, Beats TSU

MOREHEAD, Ky. (AP) - Leon Buchanon scored 24 points to lead
Morehead State in a 94-73 win over Tennessee State on Thursday
night.
Robert Murry added 17 points, while Kenneth Faried had eight
points and grabbed 13 rebounds for the Eagles (12-10, 8-2 Ohio
Valley Conference). Twelve players registered points for Morehead
State in the victory.
Gerald Robinson Jr. led the Tigers (6-14, 4-6) with 23 points
and Parker Smith added 17.
The teams were close out of the gate in the first half, and
Smith's 3-pointer pulled the Tigers within 16-15 with 11:35 to play
in the frame. But the Eagles went on a 23-8 run from that point to
head into the locker room with a 16-point lead, and cruised in the
second half.
Morehead State shot 59.3 percent from the floor (32 of 54)
compared to Tennessee State's 37.5 mark (21 of 56)
The Eagles have won six of their last seven games.


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