Scores

Final

E Illinois 60

(9-17, 6-8 OVC)

Murray State 72

(16-9, 11-2 OVC)

    8:30 PM ET, February 15, 2014

    CFSB Center, Murray, Kentucky

    1 2 T
    EIU 27 3360
    MURR 32 4072

    Top Performers

    Eastern Illinois: S. Blanford 26 Pts, 8 Reb, 1 Ast, 2 Stl

    Murray St: J. Moss 18 Pts, 2 Reb

    Murray State defeats Eastern Illinois 72-60

    Associated Press

    MURRAY, Ky. -- Jeffery Moss scored 18 points to lead Murray State past Eastern Illinois 72-60 on Saturday night.

    Dexter Fields made a layup, giving Murray State a 20-18 lead with 7:21 to play in the first half and the Racers led the rest of the way. Sherman Blanford scored to pull Eastern Illinois within four points, 58-54, with 6:13 remaining. Murray State answered with a 10-0 run, capped by Moss' five points, to take a 14-point lead with 2:17 left.

    T.J. Sapp scored 13 points and Jarvis Williams added 12 with eight rebounds for Murray State (16-9, 11-2 Ohio Valley), which has won six of its last seven games and is atop the standings with a four-game lead.

    Blanford finished with 26 points on 9-of-17 shooting to lead Eastern Illinois (9-17, 6-8), which has lost three straight. Chris Oliver added 14 points.

    Copyright by STATS LLC and The Associated Press

    SPONSORED HEADLINES

    Team Stat Comparison

     
    EIU
    MURR
    Points 60 72
    FG Made-Attempted 21-51 (.412) 22-43 (.512)
    3P Made-Attempted 2-11 (.182) 6-15 (.400)
    FT Made-Attempted 16-17 (.941) 22-32 (.688)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 19 (0/0) 17 (0/0)

    2013-14 Season

    DATEGAMELINKS
    Jan 16, 2014 MURR 70, @EIU 66Recap
    » Feb 15, 2014 @MURR 72, EIU 60Recap