Morehead State runs over Mid-Continent 107-60Saturday, Nov 9, 2013
MOREHEAD, Ky. (AP)—Six players scored in double digits on Saturday night and Morehead State won handily over Mid-Continent 107-60 in their season opener.
Bakari Turner led the Eagles with 17 points and Kareem Storey had 15 assists in a game that saw all 11 Morehead State players see time on the floor and all but one score.
Morehead’s Angelo Warner hit one of his three 3-pointers to open the game and it was off to the races. The Ohio Valley Conference Eagles outperformed their NAIA opponents in every category except for blocked shots, at eight apiece. The Eagles were 43 of 86 from the floor for 50 percent, sank 6 of 29 3-pointers, hit 15 of 24 free throws and out-rebounded the Cougars 53 to 28.
Warner and Chad Posthumus each had 15 points, Greg Dotson had 13 and Billy Reader added 10.
Joe Gilmore led the Cougars (0-4) with 19 points.