Morehead State beats Eastern Kentucky 80-54 (Jan 21, 2017)

BY AP • January 21, 2017

MOREHEAD, Ky. (AP) Treshaad Williams scored 22 points and grabbed seven boards as Morehead State notched its third-straight win, drubbing Eastern Kentucky 80-54 on Saturday night.

Williams was 9 of 12 from the floor for the Eagles (9-11, 5-2 Ohio Valley) who outshot Eastern Kentucky 52-percent to 36-percent and outrebounded the Colonels 41-29. Miguel Dicent added 13 points and seven assists, Jordan Walker had 12 points and five rebounds, Xavier Moon had 11 points and six assists and Ty'Quan Bitting chipped in 10 points.

Moon sank a jumper midway through the first half, sparking an 11-2 surge that gave the Eagles a 26-15 advantage with just under 10 minutes to play in the period. They led 41-30 at the break.

The Eagles led by double digits throughout the second half and a Williams layup gave them a 72-52 advantage with 3:41 left.

Asante Gist scored 16 points for the Colonels (8-14, 1-6) who have lost five straight.

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