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Ohio Valley Tournament - Recap - Tennessee State Defeats Morehead State 88-75

Tennessee State got 23 points from Jordan Cyphers en route to an 88-75 victory over Morehead State on Thursday at Municipal Auditorium.

Bettors who backed Tennessee State were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as a favorite of 3.5 at sportsbooks.

Tennessee State got 21 points from Robert Covington and another 15 points from Kellen Thornton. Patrick Miller contributed 10 assists, while Kellen Thornton cleaned the glass with 8 rebounds.

Morehead State got a 16-point performance from Drew Kelly, who was supported by 15 points from Angelo Warner. Devon Atkinson had 7 assists in a losing cause for Morehead State, while Chad Posthumus grabbed 7 rebounds.

First-half bettors who backed Tennessee State were victorious, as the score was 41-30 at the break.

Morehead State won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 40-35.