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Morehead Advances To OVC Title Game

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Kenneth Faried scored 22 points and
grabbed 17 rebounds to lead Morehead State to a 63-55 upset over
top-seeded Tennessee-Martin in the semifinals of the Ohio Valley
Conference tournament on Friday night.
Maze Stallworth added 13 points for the Eagles (18-15), who will
play the winner of the Austin Peay-Murray State game for the title
on Saturday.
Morehead State outrebounded the Skyhawks (22-9) 40-27, including
18-11 on the offensive glass and 18 second-chance points.
OVC Player of the Year Lester Hudson scored 34 and had 10
rebounds for Tennessee-Martin.
Trailing 30-24 at halftime, the Skyhawks pulled within one point
after a 13-4 run, keyed by two 3s from Hudson.
Morehead scored the next seven to make it 48-40, but the
Skyhawks would make one final run to get within 53-49 before the
Eagles scored 10 of the final 16 points.


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