Scores

Final

Murray State 79

(7-7, 4-3 OVC)

SE Missouri St 51

(11-6, 6-1 OVC)

    8:30 PM ET, January 7, 2008

    Show Me Center, Cape Girardeau, Missouri

    1 2 T
    MURR 37 4279
    SEMO 27 2451

    Top Performers

    Murray State: B. Carter 22 Pts, 5 Reb, 1 Stl

    Southeast Missouri State: B. Foust 10 Pts, 12 Reb

    Murray St. 79, SE Missouri 51

    Associated Press

    CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (AP) -- Bruce Carter scored 22 points Monday to help Murray State defeat Southeast Missouri 79-51.

    Tony Easley added 11 points and eight rebounds for the Racers (7-7, 4-3 Ohio Valley), who gave Southeast Missouri its first conference loss.

    Marcus Rhodes led the Redhawks (11-6, 6-1 OVC) with 15 points, and Brandon Foust had 10 points and 12 rebounds.

    Murray State scored the first 11 points of the game and opened up a 17-2 lead eight minutes into the first half. Southeast Missouri, which missed its first 13 field goals, used a 10-2 run late in the first half to pull within 30-25. But Murray State responded, widening its lead to 37-27 at halftime.

    The Racers outscored Southeast Missouri 40-20 in the paint and had 12 steals.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    MURR
    SEMO
    Points 79 51
    FG Made-Attempted 30-66 (.455) 15-60 (.250)
    3P Made-Attempted 6-17 (.353) 5-21 (.238)
    FT Made-Attempted 13-21 (.619) 16-19 (.842)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 16 (0/0) 18 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 28 0

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