Morehead State eases past Brescia 86-51
MOREHEAD, Ky. (AP)—Kenneth Faried scored 24 points and grabbed 15 rebounds, leading Morehead State to an 86-51 win over Brescia on Monday night.
Faried also tallied three steals, two assists and a block for the Eagles (1-1). He finished 9-for-17 from the field.
Terrance Hill scored 12 points and Les Simmons added 11 for Morehead State. Brandon Shingles chipped in seven points, seven assists and five steals.
The Eagles led by just three points with 6:47 to play in the first half, but went on a 19-0 run from that juncture to take a 47-25 halftime lead.
Morehead State sealed the game with a 10-2 run to start the second half.
Faried scored eight points to spark the first-half run and seven in the second-half spurt.
Andrew Howard was the only Brescia player in double figures, scoring 15 points.