Taylor leads Austin Peay to 95-81 win in OVC tourney
EVANSVILLE, Ind. (AP) — Terry Taylor had 28 points and 10 rebounds as Austin Peay topped Morehead State 95-81 in the Ohio Valley Conference Tourney quarterfinals on Thursday night. Chris...
Morehead St., Austin Peay meet in OVC quarters
Morehead State (13-19, 9-10) vs. No. 4 seed Austin Peay (21-10, 13-5)
Ohio Valley Conference Tourney Quarterfinals, Ford Center, Evansville, Indiana; Thursday, 7:30 p.m. EST
Green leads Morehead St. over SIU-Edwardsville 72-68
EVANSVILLE, Ind. (AP) — Malek Green had a career-high 23 points as Morehead State narrowly beat Southern Illinois-Edwardsville 72-68 in the Ohio Valley Conference Tourney first round on Wednesday...
SIUE, Morehead St. meet in OVC tourney
No. 8 seed Southern Illinois-Edwardsville (10-20, 6-12) vs. No. 5 seed Morehead State (12-19, 8-10)
Ohio Valley Conference Tourney First Round, Ford Center, Evansville, Indiana; Wednesday,...
EKU seeks revenge on Morehead St.
Morehead State (11-19, 7-10) vs. Eastern Kentucky (13-17, 6-11)
McBrayer Arena, Richmond, Kentucky; Saturday, 7 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Morehead State goes for the season sweep over...
Morant carries Murray St. over Morehead St. 71-52
MOREHEAD, Ky. (AP) — Ja Morant registered a triple-double with 11 points, 10 rebounds and 10 assists to lead Murray State to a 71-52 win over Morehead State on Thursday night, the Racers' eighth...
Murray State looks to extend streak vs Morehead St.
Murray State (23-4, 14-2) vs. Morehead State (11-18, 7-9)
Ellis T Johnson Arena, Morehead, Kentucky; Thursday, 7:35 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Murray State looks for its eighth straight...
Baker lifts Morehead St. over Tennessee Tech 66-63
COOKEVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — James Baker had a career-high 20 points as Morehead State edged past Tennessee Tech 66-63 on Saturday night.
Baker shot 9 for 12 from the field. He added four...
Tenn. Tech looks to end streak vs Morehead St.
Morehead State (10-18, 6-9) vs. Tennessee Tech (7-21, 3-12)
Hooper Eblen Arena, Cookeville, Tennessee; Saturday, 8:30 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Morehead State looks to extend Tennessee...
Burnell carries Jacksonville St. over Morehead St. 65-64
JACKSONVILLE, Ala. (AP) — Jason Burnell tallied 19 points and 12 rebounds as Jacksonville State narrowly defeated Morehead State 65-64 on Thursday night. Christian Cunningham added 13 points and...
Taylor carries Austin Peay past Morehead St. 73-70
MOREHEAD, Ky. (AP) — Terry Taylor had a career-high 42 points plus 18 rebounds as Austin Peay narrowly beat Morehead State 73-70 on Saturday.
Chris Porter-Bunton had 19 points for Austin Peay (19-8, 11-3 Ohio Valley Conference). Steve Harris added 10 points. Jabari McGhee had seven rebounds for the road team.
Jordan Walker had 26 points for the Eagles (10-17, 6-8). Lamontray Harris added 13 points and 11 rebounds. James Baker had 11 points, seven rebounds and five blocks.
Baker, Harris help Morehead St. beat E. Kentucky 78-72
MOREHEAD, Ky. (AP) — James Baker and Lamontray Harris each had a double-double as Morehead State topped Eastern Kentucky 78-72 on Thursday night.
Baker finished with 14 points and 11 boards and Harris added 13 points and 11 rebounds. Jordan Walker led Morehead State (10-16, 6-7 Ohio Valley Conference) with 18 points. De'Von Cooper added 12 points and six rebounds.
Windler scores 41 to lead Belmont over Morehead St. 96-86
MOREHEAD, Ky. (AP) — Dylan Windler had a career-high 41 points plus 12 rebounds as Belmont won its seventh consecutive game, getting past Morehead State 96-86 on Saturday.
Windler made 9 of 11 foul shots.
Nick Muszynski had 13 points, four assists and three blocks for Belmont (19-4, 10-2 Ohio Valley Conference). Grayson Murphy added 13 points. Kevin McClain had 13 points for the visiting team.
Tennessee State outlasts Morehead State, 81-80 in 2OT
MOREHEAD, Ky. (AP) — Donte Fitzpatrick-Dorsey scored 18 points including a 3-pointer in the second-overtime as Tennessee State beat Morehead State 81-80 on Thursday night.
Walker’s career high leads Morehead St past E Illinois
CHARLESTON, Ill. (AP) — Jordan Walker scored a career-high 30 points and distributed five assists to help lead Morehead State past Eastern Illinois 84-78 on Saturday to end a two-game skid for the Eagles.
James Baker's 3-pointer with 62 seconds to go broke the tie at 69 and the Eagles (9-14, 5-5 Ohio Valley Conference) led the rest of the way. Morehead State made 11 of 12 from the foul line in the last 42 seconds.
Williford, McFarland pace SIU-Edwardsville past Morehead St.
EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. (AP) — Tyresse Williford scored 23 points, sinking 10 of 13 free throw attempts, David McFarland scored 18 and SIU-Edwardsville defeated Morehead State 83-76 Thursday night, overcoming a 14-point deficit.
Brandon Jackson scored 13 for SIU-Edwardsville (7-14, 3-6 Ohio Valley Conference), which has won two of its last three games.
Jordan Walker paced Morehead State (8-14, 4-5) with 22 points, six rebounds and four assists, De'Von Cooper added 14 points and James Baker 10.
Walker scores 20 in Morehead State’s 67-61 victory
MOREHEAD, Ky. (AP) — Jordan Walker scored 20 points with four 3-pointers and Morehead State defeated Tennessee Tech 67-61 on Thursday night for the Eagles' fourth straight victory.
Lamontray Harris added 12 points and 11 rebounds for his eighth double-double this season and Malek Green scored 11 points for Morehead State (8-12, 4-3 Ohio Valley).
Harris, Walker lead Morehead St past UT Martin 85-77
MOREHEAD, Ky. (AP) — Lamontray Harris scored 20 points and Jordan Walker added 19 to lead Morehead State to an 85-77 win over Tennessee Martin on Saturday night.
The Eagles (7-12, 3-3 Ohio Valley Conference), who have won three straight, put together runs of 8-0 and 7-0 late in the first half to take a 39-30 lead at the break. The Skyhawks (5-12, 0-6), who have lost seven straight, got the deficit to less than 10 for the final seven minutes.
Harris propels Morehead State past SE Missouri State
MOREHEAD, Ky. (AP) — Lamontray Harris finished with 19 points, six rebounds and three blocked shots and Morehead State held off Southeast Missouri State 73-69 on Thursday night.
Harris knocked down 7 of 11 shots, including all three of his 3-point tries, for the Eagles (6-12, 2-3 Ohio Valley Conference). De'Von Cooper hit three 3s and scored 16 as Morehead State sank 11 of 25 from distance (44 percent).
Harris, Walker lead Morehead St. past Tennessee St. 74-61
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Lamontray Harris scored 19 points and grabbed 13 rebounds as Morehead State snapped a four-game skid while picking up its first conference win with a 74-61 victory over Tennessee State on Saturday night.
Jordan Walker added 16 points for the Eagles (5-12, 1-3 Ohio Valley Conference). De'Von Cooper had 12 points and six rebounds and A.J. Hicks chipped in 10 points.
Hollander nets 22, Belmont beats Morehead St 77-60
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Caleb Hollander had a career-high 22 points as Belmont beat Morehead State 77-60 on Thursday night.
Nick Muszynski added 20 points, nine rebounds and six assists for the Bruins (11-3, 2-1 Ohio Valley Conference), who led 40-26 at the half. Dylan Windler had 12 points for Belmont (11-3, 2-1 Ohio Valley Conference).
Lamontray Harris had 13 points for the Eagles (4-12, 0-3), who have lost four games in a row.
Gumm with 20 points, Austin Peay beats Morehead State 81-67
CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Dayton Gumm came off the bench to score 20 points on four 3-pointers and grab 10 rebounds as Austin Peay beat Morehead State 81-67 on Saturday night.
Chris Porter-Bunton added 19 points for the Governors (10-5, 2-0 Ohio Valley Conference). Jabari McGhee had 14 points and 13 rebounds, Steve Harris added 12 points and five rebounds and Terry Taylor 11 points with eight rebounds.
Cowart scores 20 off bench, Murray St. wins OVC opener 90-69
MURRAY, Ky. (AP) — Darnell Cowart scored 20 points off the bench and grabbed nine rebounds, leading four into double-figure scoring and Murray State topped Morehead State 90-69 to kick off defense of its Ohio Valley Conference championship Thursday night.
Morehead State edges IUPUI to end 3-game skid
MOREHEAD, Ky. (AP) — Lamontray Harris scored 20 points, Jordan Walker added 16 and Morehead State beat IUPUI 74-70 on Friday night to snap a three-game losing streak.
Malek Green added 13 points and 11 rebounds for the Eagles (4-8).
Love’s double-double leads Wright State over Morehead State
DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Loudon Love scored 19 points, Bill Wampler and Cole Gentry added 18 apiece and Wright State defeated Morehead State 78-67 on Tuesday night.
Love had 10 rebounds for his sixth double-double and Skyelar Potter added 12 points off the bench for the Raiders (6-6).
Wright State went 5 of 11 from distance and made 16 of 20 free throws in the second half. Morehead State's A.J. Hicks hit a 3-pointer at the buzzer to cap an 8-0 spurt in the last 69 seconds.
Samford uses 10-0 run in OT to beat Morehead State, 77-72
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Josh Sharkey hit six free throws to key a 10-0 Samford run in overtime to earn the Bulldogs a 77-72 victory over Morehead State on Thursday night.
Elmore hits 7 3s, scores 27; Marshall beats Morehead State
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Jon Elmore tied his season high with seven 3-pointers and finished with 27 points to lead Marshall to a 76-64 win over Morehead State on Monday night.
Jannson Williams had 14 points and eight rebounds and C.J. Burks added 10 points, six rebounds, four assists and two steals for Marshall. The Thundering Herd (6-4) snapped a three-game skid, helped by 11 blocked shots.
McCloud hits 5 3s, scores 23; Green Bay beats Morehead St.
CHENEY, Wash. (AP) — JayQuan McCloud had a career-high 23 points and Shanquan Hemphill scored 17 to help Green Bay beat Morehead State 87-70 on Saturday night in a sub-regional game of the 2K Empire Classic.
McCloud made 8 of 11 from the field, including 5 of 7 from 3-point range. Sandy Cohen III had 14 points, six rebounds and six assists and Cody Schwartz scored 13 for Green Bay (3-2).
Hicks, Walker combine for 51 pts; Morehead St. beats UMKC
CHENEY, Wash. (AP) — A.J. Hicks had a career-high 28 points and Jordan Walker scored 23, including five of Morehead State's 15 3-pointers, to help Morehead State never trailed in its 99-89 win over UMKC on Friday night in the 2K Empire Classic sub-regional game.
Lamontray Harris had 11 points and 13 rebounds, Dijmon Henson also scored 11 and Malek Green had 10 points for Morehead State (2-2).
Morehead State beats Kentucky Christian 102-82 behind Green
MOREHEAD, Ky. (AP) — Malek Green scored 18 points and grabbed nine rebounds and experience-rich Morehead State defeated NAIA member Kentucky Christian 102-82 in Tuesday night's season opener, beating the Knights for the 10th straight time.
The Eagles return six starters from last season, including Green and De'von Cooper, who scored 16 points and hit a 3-pointer, continuing the Eagles' streak of scoring at least one trey in 373 consecutive games dating to Feb. 13, 2007.
Walker has 23 points, Morehead St. gets by E. Kentucky 70-66
MOREHEAD, Ky. (AP) — Jordan Walker scored seven of his 23 points in the final minutes as Morehead State held off Eastern Kentucky 70-66 on Saturday afternoon for its second straight victory after dropping eight in a row.
Morehead State (8-21, 4-14) finished last, and out of the tournament, in the Ohio Valley Conference standings. Eastern Kentucky (11-20, 5-13) was battling for the eighth and final spot in the tournament, but came up short.
Morehead State snaps 8-game skid, beats UT Martin 70-53
MOREHEAD, Ky. (AP) — A.J. Hicks scored 15 points and Morehead State used two second-half surges to beat Tennessee-Martin 70-53 on Thursday night, snapping an eight-game skid.
Spencer sparks Tennessee State past Morehead State 83-74
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Delano Spencer sank a career-best seven 3-pointers on his way to a career-high 32 points and Tennessee State held off Morehead State 83-74 on Thursday night for its seventh straight victory.
Darreon Reddick had 12 points, Kamar McKnight scored 11 and Armani Chaney added 10 points and six assists for the Tigers (15-11, 10-5 Ohio Valley Conference). Tennessee State connected on 21 of 23 free throws (91 percent) on the night, while the Eagles (6-20, 2-13) sank 9 of 12.
E. Kentucky holds off Morehead St.; Mayo scores 18 PTs
RICHMOND, Ky. (AP) — Nick Mayo scored 18 points, grabbed five rebounds and blocked four shots and Eastern Kentucky made 4 of 6 foul shots down the stretch to hold off Morehead State 75-73 on Saturday night.
Carpenter scores 20, SE Missouri downs Morehead St 78-62
MOREHEAD, Ky. (AP) — Justin Carpenter scored 20 points, Denzel Mahoney added 15, including his 1,000th career point, and Southeast Missouri beat Morehead State 78-62 on Thursday night to end a four-game skid.
Ledarrius Brewer and Daniel Simmons scored 12 apiece for the Redhawks (11-15, 5-8 Ohio Valley Conference), who hit nine 3-pointers and shot 53 percent from the field.
Sisters on basketball court at Western Michigan University
KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) — Basketball has always been a family affair for the Walker family.
This winter, even more so, as sisters Jasmyn and Jordan Walker have been reunited as first-year players on the women's team at Western Michigan University.
Both have found their way into the starting lineup, Jasmyn as a junior transfer at forward, and Jordan, last year's Miss Basketball winner, as a freshman guard.
Stark, Miller lead Murray State past Morehead State, 87-81
MURRAY, Ky. (AP) — Jonathan Stark scored 23 points and dished six assists and Terrell Miller Jr. scored 21 points and grabbed 11 rebounds as Murray State beat Morehead State for the 11th straight time, posting an 87-81 Ohio Valley Conference victory Thursday night.
The Racers unveiled a new scoreboard, then lit it up, shooting at a 54-percent clip (29 of 54).
SIU-Edwardsville downs Morehead State 70-65
MOREHEAD, Ky. (AP) — Jalen Henry scored 16 points and grabbed 11 rebounds and SIU-Edwardsville downed Morehead State 70-65 in Ohio Valley Conference action on Saturday afternoon.
Jaylen McCoy added 14 points on four 3-pointers for the Cougars (6-9, 2-2). David McFarland had 12 points and Daniel Kinchen had 10 points and eight assists.
Phillips sends Tennessee Tech past Morehead St., 69-67
COOKEVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Curtis Phillips Jr., scored 17 points with 10 rebounds and made the game-winning shot at the buzzer to lift Tennessee Tech to a 69-67 Ohio Valley Conference opening win against Morehead State Thursday night.
Phillips grabbed the offensive rebound when Kajon Mack missed a short-shot attempt near the rim with three seconds left. A.J. Hicks's layup with 32 seconds remaining tied it at 67.
Delgado’s 15 points and 18 rebounds lead No. 23 Seton Hall
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Seton Hall coach Kevin Willard likes where his 23rd-ranked Pirates are entering Big East play.
"I think we're excited about being 11-2," Willard said Saturday after a 74-62 victory over Manhattan. "I think we've put ourselves in good position heading into the Big East."
Walker leads Morehead St. past C. Arkansas 98-94 in OT
MOREHEAD, Ky. (AP) — Jordan Walker scored 12 of his 23 points points in overtime to lift Morehead State to a 98-94 win over Central Arkansas on Sunday.
Morehead State beats NAIA DII Kentucky Christian 85-57
MOREHEAD, Ky. (AP) — Londell King had a season-high 17 points and seven rebounds, Jordan Walker added 14 points, and Morehead State beat NAIA Division II Kentucky Christian 85-57 on Tuesday.
King scored 12 of his points in the second half, on 5-of-6 shooting, to extend Morehead State's winning streak against non NCAA Division I opponents to 52 games.
A.J. Hicks scored 11 points for Morehead State (3-6), which shot 50 percent from the floor.
Morehead State beats Alice Lloyd 103-56 behind Henson
MOREHEAD, Ky. (AP) — Djimon Henson scored a career-high 23 points with five rebounds, Lamontray Harris added 16 and grabbed 10 rebounds, and Morehead State beat NAIA Div. II Alice Lloyd 103-56 on Thursday night.
Central Arkansas holds off Morehead State 82-78
CONWAY, Ark. (AP) — Mathieu Kamba had 20 points and eight rebounds, Deandre Jones hit a key 3-pointer with 55 seconds left and Central Arkansas beat Morehead State 82-78 on Monday night.
Brennan leads IUPUI to 67-61 win over Morehead State
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Aaron Brennan scored 15 points with seven rebounds and two assists to lead IUPUI to a 67-61 win over Morehead State on Tuesday night.
T.J. Henderson and Jaylen Minnett added 11 points apiece for the Jaguars (2-2) and Ron Patterson had 10.
Henderson opened the game with a 3-pointer and the Jags opened a 9-0 lead. Leading 32-25 at the half, they finally pushed the lead to double figures, 42-32 when Brennan scored four straight points.
Morehead State rallies to beat Marshall 86-83
MOREHEAD, Ky. (AP) — A.J. Hicks scored 17 points with seven assists and Morehead State rallied to beat Marshall 86-83 on Thursday night.
Mathews scores 25, Lipscomb beats Morehead St. 77-70
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Garrison Mathews scored 25 points with five 3-pointers, Rob Marberry had a double-double and scored 15 second-half points, and Lipscomb beat Morehead State 77-70 on Sunday.
SOUTH ORANGE, N.J. (AP) — Point guard Jordan Walker of the Patrick School has signed a letter of intent to play basketball at Seton Hall.
Pirates coach Kevin Willard announced the decision Thursday.
Moon, Walker lead Morehead St. past SIU-Edwardsville 67-54
MOREHEAD, Ky. (AP) — Xavier Moon and Jordan Walker scored 16 points apiece and Morehead State rallied after halftime and defeated SIU-Edwardsville 67-54 on Saturday.
Ronnye Beamon scored 10 points for the Eagles (6-10, 2-1 Ohio Valley Conference), who opened the second half on a 10-3 run to grab the lead. Moon hit a pair of 3-pointers during the rally, and Beamon added two baskets. The game remained close until Morehead State edged away over the final five minutes.