Murray State wins 20th, extends streak with 82-72 victory

BY foxsports • February 5, 2015

MURRAY, Ky. (AP) Jarvis Williams scored 23 points and grabbed 11 rebounds and Murray State reached 20 victories in running their winning streak to 18 straight with an 82-72 victory over Southeast Missouri on Thursday night.

The Racers (20-4, 10-0 Ohio Valley) have the nation's second-longest current streak behind 22-0 Kentucky.

Williams picked up his ninth double-double this season and 23rd of his career. T.J. Sapp added 19 points, Cameron Payne 16 and Jeffery Moss 10.

Southeast Missouri (10-13, 4-6) played without leading scorer Jarekious Bradley, out with a concussion sustained during practice Wednesday. Isiah Jones scored 19 points, Antonius Cleveland 17 and Nino Johnson 16.

Murray State, up five at halftime, had a 13-0 run to make it 70-48 with 6:57 remaining. The Redhawks responded with a 24-8 run to get within 78-72 with a minute to go but the Racers made four free throws after that.

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