Morehead St. downs SE Missouri 73-67
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (AP)—Kenneth Faried recorded his 10th double-double of the season with 14 points and 14 rebounds to lead Morehead State over Southeast Missouri 73-67 Thursday night.
Leon Buchanan had 20 points and eight rebounds as Morehead State (9-9, 6-1 Ohio Valley) kept the Redhawks winless in conference play. Demonte Harper added 18 points and eight rebounds for the Eagles.
Kenard Moore tied his career high with 31 points and Jaycen Herring added 18 for the Redhawks (3-15, 0-7).
Morehead State took the lead for good with about seven minutes remaining in the first half. An 8-0 run late in the period put the Eagles up 35-29 at halftime.
The Eagles gained their largest lead, 46-34, three minutes into the second half. Southeast Missouri pulled within four points with 4:25 remaining, but a couple of late turnovers cost the Redhawks heavily.