Morehead St. 73, SE Missouri 54
Morehead State started the game with a 16-0 spurt and defeated
Southeast Missouri 73-54 on Saturday night.
Reigning conference player of the week Kenneth Faried had 15
points and 12 rebounds for his 19th double-double for the Eagles
(18-8, 12-3 Ohio Valley).
Maze Stallworth led Morehead State with 23 points and went
6-for-8 from 3-point range for the second straight game. Demonte
Harper added 11 points.
Cameron Butler led the Redhawks (7-19, 3-12) with 12 points.
Anthony Allison had 11.
The Eagles went 11 of 20 from 3-point range and outrebounded the
Morehead State, which has won 14 of its last 16, clinched and a
home game in the OVC tournament. The Redhawks have lost eight of
their last 10.
The Eagles used a stifling full-court press during its
game-opening assault. Butler’s two free throws with 15:32 left in
the first half were the Redhawks’ first points.