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Final

Morehead State 61

(6-6, 0-1 OVC)

Murray State 83

(6-5, 1-0 OVC)

    8:15 PM ET, January 6, 2005

    CFSB Center, Murray, Kentucky

    1 2 T
    MORE 33 2861
    MURR 41 4283

    Top Performers

    Morehead St: C. McKnight 17 Pts, 2 Reb, 2 Stl

    Murray St: S. Witherspoon 33 Pts, 8 Reb, 3 Ast, 3 Stl

    Murray State 83, Morehead State 61

    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).

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
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    MURR
    Points 61 83
    FG Made-Attempted 23-46 (.500) 32-74 (.432)
    3P Made-Attempted 4-17 (.235) 5-25 (.200)
    FT Made-Attempted 11-14 (.786) 14-17 (.824)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 18 (0/0) 14 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 0 22

    2004-05 Season

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