Johnson's double-double powers Tennessee State's victory

January 16

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Shakem Johnson had 12 points and 11 rebounds to lead Tennessee State's 64-48 win over Morehead State on Thursday night, the Tigers' eighth straight home victory.

Carlos Marshall Jr. had 16 points and six rebounds for Tennessee State (12-6, 4-1 Ohio Valley Conference). Jy'lan Washington added 12 points and Ben Kone had four of the Tigers' season-high 11 blocks.

James Baker had 14 points for the Eagles (9-9, 3-2). Jordan Walker added 10 points.

With only 48 points, Morehead State shot 36%, missed all 13 of its 3-point attempts, and did not block a shot.

Tennessee State faces Eastern Kentucky at home on Saturday. Morehead State plays at Belmont on Saturday.



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