Smith had 24 points and Strong 20 as the Buccaneers (3-6) held
off a late rally by Morehead State (1-9).
ETSU led 63-50 with 8:40 left, but the Eagles cut it to 71-66
with 3:35 left. Smith then hit a basket and two free throws in the
next 30 seconds as the Bucs pulled away for good.
Morehead State's last lead was 42-40 early in the second half.
ETSU led 36-34 at the half on Smith's jumper at the buzzer.
The Bucs had a big advantage at the line, making 21-of-34
compared to 6-of-8 for the Eagles.