NCAA Basketball

Gross has 19, Morehead State defeats Tennessee State 74-64

By The Associated Press

MOREHEAD, Ky. (AP) Alex Gross had 19 points in Morehead State's 74-64 victory over Tennessee State on Thursday night.

Gross added 13 rebounds and five blocks for the Eagles (18-10, 11-4 Ohio Valley Conference). Mark Freeman scored 19 points, going 5 of 10 and 8 of 10 from the free throw line. Branden Maughmer shot 3 of 9 from the field and 6 for 8 from the line to finish with 12 points, while adding three steals.

The Tigers (16-12, 8-7) were led by Dedric Boyd, who posted 28 points. Jr. Clay added nine points, seven assists and three steals for Tennessee State which saw its five-game winning streak end.


Both teams next play Saturday. Morehead State hosts Lindenwood and Tennessee State hosts SIU-Edwardsville.


The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.

Updated February 17, 2023

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