MOREHEAD, Ky. (AP) - Leon Buchanan scored a season-high 26
points, including a career-best 18 of 19 free throws, to lead
Morehead State to a 79-67 win over Southeast Missouri State on
Buchanan also had eight rebounds for the Eagles (16-11, 12-3
Ohio Valley Conference), who remain in first place in the league.
Kenneth Faried had his 17th double-double of the season, with 20
points and 18 rebounds for Morehead State, which has won three in a
row. Maze Stallworth had 12 points and Demonte Harper added 10 for
Southeast Missouri (3-23, 0-15), which dropped its 15th straight
game, was led by Kenard Moore with 27 points and Jaycen Herring
with 25 points, six assists and three blocked shots.
The Eagles led by as many as 15 points in the first half and
27-22 at the break. The Redhawks pulled within 60-55 with 5:26
left, but could get no closer.