MOREHEAD, Ky. (AP) - Maze Stallworth scored 20 points and
Morehead State beat Eastern Kentucky 77-64 on Wednesday night.
The Eagles (19-8, 13-3 Ohio Valley Conference) shot 56.3 percent
(18 of 32) in the first half and led 45-25 at halftime.
Kenneth Faried, who finished with 15 points and 16 rebounds, had
five points and five boards in the first 2 minutes, sparking
Morehead State to a 9-2 lead.
After the Colonels (18-10, 10-6) pulled within 11-8 on Josh
Taylor's dunk, Morehead State answered with 10 straight points to
go ahead 21-8 with 10:21 left in the first half.
Steve Peterson added 15 points and Demonte Harper 11 for the
Eastern Kentucky shot 37 percent from the field (21 of 57), and
had two of its top three scorers, Justin Stommes (14.7 points per
game) and Papa Oppong (11.3), combine for four points.
Josh Taylor paced Eastern Kentucky with 21 points.