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NCAA Game Summary - Murray State at Tennessee State



(Saturday, February 8th)

Final Score: Murray State 73, Tennessee State 65

Nashville, TN (SportsNetwork.com) - Jonathan Fairell scored 17 points on 8- of-9 shooting as the Murray State Racers beat the Tennessee State Tigers, 73-65, in an Ohio Valley Conference tilt at the Gentry Center.

Jarvis Williams registered a double-double with 16 points and 11 rebounds for the Racers (14-9, 9-2 OVC), who have won four of their last five games. Cameron Payne logged 16 points, six assists and four steals and T.J. Sapp added 10 points.

Patrick Miller finished with 26 points for the Tigers (3-23, 2-10), who have lost two straight. Kennedy Eubanks chipped in 13 points, and M.J. Rhett notched a double-double with 10 points and 10 rebounds.

Murray State made 46.9 percent from the floor in the first half, including 6- of-12 from 3-point range, and led 37-28 at the break. Tennessee State shot just 37 percent on its field goal attempts in the frame.

The Racers connected on 56.5 percent of their field goal tries in the second period as they cruised to victory. The Tigers converted 51.9 percent of their shots from the field but were unable to catch up to Murray State.

Murray State better capitalized on the Tigers' mistakes, as they outscored the home team, 16-8, in points off turnovers.

02/08 23:34:06 ET

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Local
Final
CAR 3
CLB 4
3rd
CAR 3
PIT 9
 
Final
NYY 5
TOR 2
Final
MIA 1
WAS 2
Final
BAL 2
BOS 3
Final
PIT 1
MIL 0
Final
ATL 2
NYM 10
Final
TAM 5
CWS 10
Final
MIN 2
CLE 7
Final
KAN 5
DET 2
Final
HOU 8
SEA 3
Final
CHC 5
LOS 8
Final
ANA 1
TEX 2
Final
OAK 8
PHI 6
Final
COL 8
ARI 3
Final
SDP 8
SFG 2
7th
STL 2
CIN 3
 
Final
CAR 3
CLB 4
Final
WAS 1
BUF 0
Final
CLB 4
STL 3
3rd
EDM 3
CAL 1
 
3rd
CAL 1
EDM 0
 
Final
CLE 21
BAL 23
Final
STL 31
DAL 34
Final
DET 19
GBP 7
Final
NYG 30
HOU 17
Final
JAC 17
IND 44
Final
NOS 20
MIN 9
Final
NEP 16
OAK 9
Final
BUF 10
SDC 22
Final
CIN 33
TEN 7
Final
PHI 37
WAS 34
Final
ARI 23
SFX 14
Final
SEA 26
DEN 20
Final
MIA 15
KAN 34
3rd
CAR 3
PIT 9