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Ohio Valley Tournament - Murray State Downs Eastern Kentucky 81-73 - Match Report

Eastern Kentucky was scorched by Isaiah Canaan for 29 points as Murray State defeated them 81-73 in NCAA action on Friday.

Bettors who backed Murray State were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as an underdog of 1.5 at sportsbooks.

Murray State got 17 points from Stacy Wilson and another 11 points from Brandon Garrett. Isaiah Canaan contributed 6 assists, while Brandon Garrett cleaned the glass with 6 rebounds.

Eastern Kentucky got 18 points from Eric Stutz in a losing cause and another 15 points from Mike DiNunno. Mike DiNunno contributed 6 assists for them, while Corey Walden had 7 rebounds.

Murray State won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 31-28.