Scores

Final

South Dakota 83

(3-8, 1-6 away)

Morehead State 120

(8-5, 5-1 home)

    7:00 PM ET, December 19, 2013

    Ellis T Johnson Arena, Morehead, Kentucky

    1 2 T
    SDAK 34 4983
    MORE 57 63120

    Top Performers

    South Dakota: T. Gruis 14 Pts, 3 Reb, 1 Ast, 4 Blk

    Morehead State: D. Kelly 40 Pts, 12 Reb, 1 Stl, 2 Blk

    Kelly leads Morehead St. past S. Dakota 120-83

    Associated Press

    MOREHEAD, Ky. -- Drew Kelly scored a career-high 40 points and pulled down 12 rebounds, and Kareem Storey tied a school record with 16 assists as Morehead State dominated South Dakota 120-83 Thursday night.

    Kelly, who had a combined 36 points in his last seven games, finished 14 of 23 from the field and 8 of 12 from 3-point range.

    Morehead State (8-5) ripped off an 11-1 run to start the game and never looked back. Kelly scored the team's last nine points of the half as his team opened up a 57-34 halftime lead.

    South Dakota (3-8) had no answer for the Eagles, who hit 17 3-pointers during the contest, one short of the school record.

    Morehead's Brent Arrington scored 19 while Angelo Warner added 16.

    Casey Kasperbauer paced the Coyotes with 15 points off the bench. Trevor Gruis added 14 while Adam Thoseby and Brandon Bos each scored 11.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    SDAK
    MORE
    Points 83 120
    FG Made-Attempted 26-58 (.448) 44-80 (.550)
    3P Made-Attempted 9-21 (.429) 17-32 (.531)
    FT Made-Attempted 22-28 (.786) 15-20 (.750)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 17 (0/0) 22 (0/0)

    2013-14 Season

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    Research Notes

    Drew Kelly had 40 points and 12 rebounds for Morehead State in Thursday's 120-83 win over South Dakota. Kelly joins Chattanooga's Z. Mason as the only Division I players to have at least 40 points and 10 rebounds in a game this season.

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