Murray St. 75, Jacksonville St. 67

Tony Easley scored 19 points to lead Murray State to a 75-67 win

over Jacksonville State on Saturday.

The Racers (24-3, 15-0 Ohio Valley Conference) have won 15 games

in a row, and matched Butler for the longest win streak in the

nation. Murray State also clinched a share of the OVC regular

season title. Dating to last season, the Racers have won 22

straight conference games.

Murray State held a 42-40 lead at halftime, but the Racers used

an 8-2 run in the second half to take a 69-57 lead with 5:01

remaining.

Nick Murphy scored 24 points for the Gamecocks (11-13, 7-7).

Trenton Marshall added 17 points and eight rebounds.

Murray State shot 81.8 percent from the free throw line

(27-for-33), while Jacksonville State shot 62.5 percent from the

foul line (10-for-16).