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NCAA Game Summary - Tennessee-Martin at Morehead State



(Saturday, January 18th)

Final Score: Morehead State 82, Tennessee-Martin 75

Morehead, KY (SportsNetwork.com) - Angelo Warner tallied 25 points to help lift the Morehead State Eagles to an 82-75 win over the Tennessee-Martin Skyhawks in an Ohio Valley Conference tussle at Ellis Johnson Arena.

Brent Arrington had 12 points, seven rebounds and five steals for the Eagles (13-7, 4-1 OVC), who have won four of their last five outings. Reserves Jordan Percell (13 points), Greg Dotson (11 pts) Chad Posthumus (10 pts) all scored in double figures.

The Skyhawks (6-15, 1-5) were led by Mike Liabo, who came off the bench to register a game-high 32 points behind a 6-of-12 effort from 3-point range. Marshun Newell and Myles Taylor scored 13 apiece, while Terence Smith added 10 points in the loss.

Morehead State held a 20-6 scoring edge inside the paint in the first half and also limited the Skyhawks to 27.6-percent shooting from the floor to claim a 34-28 halftime lead.

The Eagles put together a 9-0 spurt early in the second half to expand their lead to 15 with just under 15 minutes remaining in regulation. But UTM hung around thanks to a 52-percent shooting effort from the floor and 16-of-17 accuracy at the foul line after halftime, eventually narrowing the deficit to two with 3:26 to play. However, Drew Kelly answered with a 3-pointer on MSU's next possession, and the Eagles put the game away with free throws down the stretch.

Morehead State has now nine straight meetings in the head-to-head series with UTM.

01/18 17:26:22 ET

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Scoreboard
Local
Final
BUF 2
CAR 0
9th
NYY 4
BAL 5
 
Final
CLE 1
KAN 7
 
Final
WAS 4
NYM 2
Final
TOR 10
SEA 2
9th
DET 3
CWS 3
 
Final
CIN 3
MIL 1
Final
MIA 2
PHI 0
Final
ATL 2
PIT 3
9th
BOS 2
TAM 6
 
7th
TEX 2
HOU 0
 
8th
CHC 3
STL 3
 
7th
MIN 5
ARI 1
 
1st
OAK 0
ANA 0
 
1st
SDP 0
COL 0
 
1st
LOS 0
SFG 0
 
Final
BUF 2
CAR 0
Final
CLB 2
PIT 0
Final
MON 3
BOS 2
 
Final
TAM 4
NAS 2
 
Final
TOR 4
PHI 0
 
2nd Intermission
CHI 1
DET 1
 
2nd
VAN 1
SJS 0
 
1st
ANA 0
ARI 1
 
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