Belton scores 16 as Tenn St beats Murray St 76-70
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP)—Andrae Belton scored 16 points and Tennessee State scored the last six points of the game for a 76-70 win Thursday over Murray State.
Tennessee State (11-15, 8-9 Ohio Valley) also got 15 points by Bruce Price, who made three free throws in the last 2:40 while Murray was held scoreless.
Reiley Ervin scored 14 for the winners and Darius Cox 11. Belton was 7-of-9 from the field.
Murray (15-10, 11-6), which led 37-35 at halftime, had balanced scoring with Ray George and Bruce Carter hitting for 13 apiece and Danero Thomas with 11.
Tennessee State had 35-26 rebounding edge. ^