James Baker Jr. had 14 points as Morehead State beat Southeast Missouri 64-50 on Saturday. Skyelar Potter had 11 points for Morehead State (9-6, 6-2 Ohio Valley Conference), which won its fifth straight game. De’Von Cooper added 11 points.
The Redhawks and Eagles were tied, 31-31, at haltime, but MSU dominated the second half to claim its fifth-straight victory and eighth in its last 10 games. MSU opened the second stanza with an 8-0 run and outscored SEMO, 33-19, in the final 20 minutes. The Redhawks couldn't get the Eagles lead under five points at any point following MSU's surge.
CHARLESTON, Ill. (AP) -- Johni Broome had 20 points as Morehead State easily beat Eastern Illinois 87-61 on Thursday night.