As part of our Ridiculously Early 2013-14 previews, we look at how much production each team is losing, and how challenging it will be to replace.
To say Morehead State head coach Sean Woods’ style is different from Donnie Tyndall‘s is the definition of understatement. So to see Woods find success in his up-tempo offense with players recruited for much more methodical basketball has to be encouraging for Eagles fans.
When the news of Myles Taylor‘s injury came down, the Eagles must have been giddy. But UT Martin puts up a fight, falling 73-66 despite being doubled-up on the boards. The fifth seed Eagles advance to play fourth seed Tennessee State in tomorrow’s quarterfinals.
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Morehead State swept the season series, handing Tennessee State only their second loss at home on the season. Morehead State is locked as the 5th seed in next week’s OVC Tournament. Tennessee State is locked as the 4th seed. The teams will meet again in the quarterfinals if Morehead State gets past their first round opponent.
The potential OVC Tournament field is down to 10. With Austin Peay’s 38-point loss to Eastern Kentucky, the Governors are the first team eliminated from tournament contention.
That means this year’s conference tournament will be without Austin Peay for the first time since 1984.
Junior Chad Posthumus and sophomore Angelo Warner scored in the final minute on Saturday night at Johnson Arena to help the Morehead State men’s basketball team post a 65-63 victory over Ohio Valley Conference foe Tennessee Tech.
The Eagles improve to 13-14 overall, 7-6 in OVC action and 10-4 at home. The Golden Eagles slip to 9-16 on the campaign, 3-10 in league play and 3-12 on the road. MSU also improves to 76-62 in the all-time series with its 11th win over TTU in the past 12 games.
There are two things that we should take from a pretty crazy night in the OVC last night. First, winning on the road in conference play is never easy.
Second, every team has a team or two they don’t matchup well against. Belmont has struggled against teams with size. Murray State has struggled against Austin Peay and SIU Edwardsville in all four matchups.
The Morehead State men’s basketball team registered 45 bench points and 29 points off turnovers in an 85-81 victory over Jacksonville State on Thursday night at Johnson Arena.
The Belmont men’s basketball team recorded 55 first-half points en route to a 93-74 Ohio Valley Conference victory over Morehead State on Thursday evening at Curb Event Center.
The Bruins improve to 18-4 overall, 9-0 in league action and 9-0 at home with their ninth consecutive win, while the Eagles slip to 11-12 on the campaign, 5-4 in conference play and 3-9 on the road.
Sophomore Angelo Warner poured in a career-high 24 points and the Morehead State men’s basketball team knocked down 88 percent of its free-throw attempts en route to a 78-69 victory over Tennessee State on Saturday evening at Johnson Arena.
The Eagles improve to 11-11 overall, 5-3 in the Ohio Valley Conference and 8-3 at home with their sixth win in the past nine games. The Tigers slip to 12-10 on the season, 6-3 in league play and 3-9 on the road with their third straight loss after winning seven in a row.