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.