Scores

Final

Murray State 76

(13-5, 10-2 OVC)

SE Missouri St 69

(6-13, 3-10 OVC)

    4:00 PM ET, January 28, 2006

    Show Me Center, Cape Girardeau, Missouri

    1 2 T
    MURR 35 4176
    SEMO 33 3669

    Top Performers

    Murray State: T. Pearson 17 Pts, 2 Reb, 3 Ast, 1 Stl

    Southeast Missouri State: R. Booker 26 Pts, 4 Reb, 3 Ast

    Murray State 76, SE Missouri State 69

    CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (AP) -- Trey Pearson scored 17 points and Shawn Witherspoon added 14 to lead Murray State over Southeast Missouri State 76-69 on Saturday.

    Southeast Missouri (6-13, 3-10 Ohio Valley) led 16-7 with 12:47 left in the half, but Murray State scored 13 straight points and led 35-33 at halftime. The Racers overcame 19-of-19 free throw shooting by Southeast Missouri in the first half.

    Murray State (13-5, 10-2) went up by 12 with 6:26 left on a jumper by Darnell Hopkins, and Southeast Missouri got no closer than seven after that.

    Roy Booker led Southeast with 26 points, Terrick Willoughby had 12 and Andrais Thornton scored 11.

    Pearson Griffith scored 13 points and had a game-high eight rebounds for Murray State, Justin Orr scored 11 points and Darnell Hopkins had 10.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    MURR
    SEMO
    Points 76 69
    FG Made-Attempted 31-57 (.544) 17-44 (.386)
    3P Made-Attempted 7-18 (.389) 8-17 (.471)
    FT Made-Attempted 7-10 (.700) 27-31 (.871)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 23 (0/0) 22 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 10 4

    2005-06 Season

    DATEGAMELINKS
    Jan 7, 2006 @MURR 81, SEMO 68Recap
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