Scores

Final

Morehead State 79

(18-9, 9-3 OVC)

Tenn Tech 53

(13-14, 6-6 OVC)

    8:30 PM ET, February 15, 2014

    Hooper Eblen Center, Cookeville, Tennessee

    1 2 T
    MORE 34 4579
    TNTC 24 2953

    Top Performers

    Morehead St: D. Kelly 18 Pts, 4 Reb, 2 Ast, 1 Stl

    Tennessee Tech: J. Samarrippas 11 Pts, 3 Reb, 4 Ast, 3 Stl

    Morehead State easily beats Tennessee Tech 79-53

    Associated Press

    COOKEVILLE, Tenn. -- Drew Kelly scored 18 points as Morehead State easily defeated Tennessee Tech 79-53 Saturday night.

    Morehead State, which has won 10 of its last 13 games, remains in second place behind Belmont in the Ohio Valley Conference East standings.

    Angelo Warner, who had 9 points, now has 1002 career points at Morehead State (18-9, 9-3).

    The Eagles held a 34-24 halftime lead, but Tennessee Tech opened the second half with four quick points to close to within six. The Eagles quickly stretched that back to a 10-point advantage and cruised to a 48-35 lead at the midway point of the second half. Tennessee Tech never threatened again.

    Morehead State shot 55.1 percent from the field.

    Greg Dotson had 14 points and Chad Posthumus, who averages 11.6 rebounds a game, had 10 points and nine rebounds.

    Jeremia Samarrippas had 11 points and Dennis Ogbe added 10 for Tennessee Tech (13-14, 6-6).

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    MORE
    TNTC
    Points 79 53
    FG Made-Attempted 27-49 (.551) 18-52 (.346)
    3P Made-Attempted 4-12 (.333) 3-10 (.300)
    FT Made-Attempted 21-29 (.724) 14-24 (.583)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 25 (0/0) 25 (0/0)

    2013-14 Season

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    » Feb 15, 2014 MORE 79, @TNTC 53Recap
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