Murray St. 61, ETSU 57
Ivan Aska tallied a double-double and Danero Thomas added 12
points, leading Murray State over East Tennessee State 61-57 on
Aska led the Racers (8-1) with 17 points and grabbed 14
rebounds, going 7-for-11 from the field. The Racers have won eight
straight since losing 75-70 at California on Nov. 9.
Murray State missed six straight foul shots midway through the
second half, letting the Buccaneers (5-6) back in the game. ETSU
put together a 9-0 spurt powered by a Jarvis Jones 3-pointer, as
well as a steal and layup from Adam Sollazzo, giving the Buccaneers
a 54-53 advantage with 2:06 left in the game.
But that would be ETSU?s only lead of the contest, as Murray
State answered by outscoring the Bucs 8-3 the rest of the way to
seal the win.
Micah Williams paced ETSU with 18 points and Bruce Grimm added