Morehead State topples Jacksonville State 76-61

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MOREHEAD, Ky. (AP)—Demonte Harper scored 21 points to lead Morehead State to a 76-61 win over Jacksonville State on Saturday.

Robert Murry had 16 points and nine rebounds for the Eagles (8-9, 5-1 Ohio Valley Conference), who won for the fourth time in its last five games. Leon Buchanan and 10 points and Brandon Shingles had six assists for Morehead State, which shot 62.5 percent from the field in the second half.

The Eagles shot 50.9 percent from the field for the game.

Jacksonville State (8-6, 2-3) was led by Geddes Robinson, who scored 23 points off the bench. Nick Murphy added 11 points for the Gamecocks.

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 Top Performers
 Jacksonville St.
Geddes Robinson Geddes Robinson
8-12,  23 Pts
4 Rebs, 1 Assists
 Morehead St.
Demonte Harper Demonte Harper
7-15,  21 Pts
5 Rebs, 4 Assists

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