Murray State beats Morehead State 69-64
MURRAY, Ky. (AP)—Isacc Miles scored 13 points to lead Murray State in a 69-64 win over Morehead State on Thursday night.
Tony Easley and Danero Thomas added 12 points apiece and Kevin Thomas had 11 for the Racers (17-11, 12-5 Ohio Valley Conference), who have won two straight games and seven of their last eight.
Demonte Harper paced the Eagles (16-14, 12-5) with 14 points, while Leon Buchanon added 13 and Maze Stallworth had 11.
The Eagles pulled to within 66-64 on Harper’s 3-pointer with 28 seconds left, but the Racers hit three free throws from there to seal the win.
The Racers and Eagles are now locked in a three-way tie for second place in the OVC with one game to go—one game behind Tennessee-Martin.
The Racers host Eastern Kentucky on Saturday, while the Eagles travel to Tennessee-Martin in the regular-season finale for both teams.