Murray St. 90, Morehead St. 76
MURRAY, Ky. (AP)—Cuthbert Victor scored 26 points as Murray State beat cross-state rival Morehead State 90-76 Saturday in Murray.
Victor hit 9-of-14 shots from the field and pulled down 17 rebounds.
The Racers dominated the boards, outrebounding Morehead State 49-21.
Antione Whelchel scored 18 points and Adam Chiles and Chris Shumate each had 13 points for the Racers (17-4, 7-1 Ohio Valley Conference).
Ricky Minard led the Eagles (9-10, 4-4 OVC) with 19 points. Chez Marks had 18 points and Quinton Smith added 14 points.
Murray State built a 17-point lead in the second half on a layup by Shawn Witherspoon to make the score 82-65. The Eagles got no closer than eight points when Minard knocked down a pair of free throws to make the score 82-74.
The Eagles forced 16 turnovers and outscored Murray State 24-8 in points off turnovers.