Morehead St. 76, Tennessee Tech 47
Maze Stallworth scored 15 of his 24 points in the first half and
Morehead State defeated Tennessee Tech 76-47 on Friday night in an
Ohio Valley Conference semifinal.
Kenneth Faried, the OVC Player of the Year, had 10 points and
nine rebounds in 22 minutes for Morehead State. Demonte Harper and
Terrance Hill added 10 each for the No. 2 seeded Eagles, who are
seeking their second straight tournament title against Murray State
in the championship on Saturday.
Stallworth, who was 4 of 5 from 3-point range, hit three in the
first half as the Eagles (23-9) built an 18-point lead.
The Golden Eagles (15-17) went 11 minutes without a field goal
during a 24-7 run by Morehead State.
Alfred Jones, Jud Dillard, Elijah Cunningham-Muhammad and Zach
Bailey scored nine each for sixth-seeded Tennessee Tech, which was
held to its season-low point production.