Recap - Morehead State Defeats South Dakota 120-83
|Recap - Morehead State Defeats South Dakota 120-83|
The battle between Morehead State and South Dakota didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as South Dakota was handed a 120-83 defeat on Thursday at Ellis Johnson Arena.
Morehead State was an 8.5-point favorite in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters.
Drew Kelly had 40 points for Morehead State and Brent Arrington chipped in with 19 points. Kareem Storey had 16 assists for them, while Drew Kelly was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 12 boards.
South Dakota got a 15-point performance from Casey Kasperbauer, who was supported by 14 points from Trevor Gruis. Trey Norris had 6 assists in a losing cause for South Dakota, while Tavian Pomlee grabbed 5 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Morehead State were victorious, as the score was 57-34 at the break.
The rebound battle favored Morehead State as they grabbed 43 boards, while South Dakota only had 32.