Morehead St. 64, SE Missouri 52
Kenneth Faried scored 23 points and grabbed 16 rebounds to lead
Morehead State to a 64-52 win over Southeast Missouri State on
Sam Goodman and Demonte Harper each finished with 12 points for
the Eagles (19-8, 11-4 Ohio Valley Conference), who won their
seventh straight game.
Morehead State jumped out to a 13-2 lead and went into halftime
with an 11-point advantage. The Eagles never trailed but had
trouble pulling away midway through the second half, as Southeast
Missouri State cut their lead to five points on a layup by Marcus
But the Redhawks (7-19, 5-10) did not pull closer, as Morehead
State answered with six straight points, highlighted by Faried’s
slam dunk to help them cruise the rest of the contest.
Leon Powell led the Redhawks with 11 points, while Anthony
Allison and Lucas Nutt each scored 10.