Murray State still unbeaten
CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (AP)
Canaan scored the first 16 points for the Racers (16-0, 4-0), who tied the best start in school history — matching the 1935-36 squad. He hit seven of his eight 3-point attempts.
Murray State hit eight 3s in the first half to build a 17-point lead before the Governors rallied with an 11-1 run shortly before the end of the half.
Ed Daniel had 19 points and 11 rebounds for the Racers, who are one of three unbeaten teams left this season. Syracuse and and Baylor also haven't lost.
Josh Terry scored 16 points to lead the Governors (3-13, 0-3).
Less than 5 minutes into the second half, Donte Poole made back-to-back 3s, giving the Racers a 12-point lead. Austin Peay fought back and trailed by three before Daniel hit a free throw to extend the lead with 5:26 left.
His basket made it 80-73 with 1:48 to seal the victory.