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Murray State Defeats Eastern Kentucky 77-64 - Recap

Murray State got 19 points from Cameron Payne en route to a 77-64 victory over Eastern Kentucky on Wednesday at Paul S. McBrayer Arena.

Bettors who backed Murray State were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as an underdog of 8.5 at sportsbooks.

Murray State got 19 points from Jarvis Williams and another 15 points from Dexter Fields. Cameron Payne contributed 5 assists, while Jarvis Williams cleaned the glass with 11 rebounds.

Eastern Kentucky got a 24-point performance from Corey Walden, who was supported by 16 points from Tarius Johnson. Glenn Cosey had 4 assists in a losing cause for Eastern Kentucky, while Tarius Johnson grabbed 8 rebounds.

Murray State led at halftime, 38-29.

Murray State had a 40-26 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.