MURRAY, Ky. (AP) -- Shawn Witherspoon scored a career-high 33 on
13-of-17 shooting Thurday night to lead Murray State to an 83-61
win over Morehead State.
Witherspoon had 20 in the first half as the Racers (6-5, 1-0
Ohio Valley Conference) built a 41-33 halftime lead.Trey Pearson and Issian Redding added 12 points apiece for the
Racers.Chad McKnight had 17 points to pace Morehead State (6-6, 0-1).Morehead State cut the Racers' halftime lead to two early in the
second half, but Murray State pulled away from there, building a
68-51 lead by the midpoint of the second half.The Racers forced 26 turnovers and shot 43 percent from the
field (32 of 74).