Morehead tops EKU, 69-53

RICHMOND, Ky. (AP) - Kenneth Faried had 20 points and 16
rebounds, and Morehead State beat Eastern Kentucky 69-53 on
Saturday night.
Maze Stallworth added 15 points and Demonte Harper had 13 for
the Eagles (14-6, 8-1 Ohio Valley Conference), who have won 10 in a
row and five of their past six against Eastern Kentucky.
The Colonels had their 19-game home winning streak snapped,
which was the sixth-longest streak in the nation.
The Eagles stretched a 28-24 halftime lead to 38-31, then went
on a 16-6 run to take their largest lead of the game at 54-37.
Stallworth capped the run with a 3-pointer with 8:52 to play. The
Colonels cut the lead to 54-47 with 5:25 remaining, but the Eagles
closed out the game with a 15-6 run.
Papa Oppong scored 14 points and Joshua Jones added 11 for the
Colonels (14-7, 6-3).

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