Ohio Valley Conference Tournament - Eastern Kentucky vs Murray State Recap - Eastern Kentucky Wins 86-83
Eastern Kentucky grabbed an 86-83 win over Murray State on Friday, behind a 24-point effort from Corey Walden at Nashville Municipal Auditorium.
Eastern Kentucky was a 1-point favorite in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters.
Eastern Kentucky got 17 points from Glenn Cosey and another 13 points from Orlando Williams. Glenn Cosey contributed 4 assists, while Eric Stutz cleaned the glass with 5 rebounds.
Murray State got 24 points from Cameron Payne in a losing cause and another 18 points from Jeffery Moss. Dexter Fields contributed 3 assists for them, while Jarvis Williams had 9 rebounds.
Eastern Kentucky hit the break leading 46-37 before taking care of business in the second half.
The rebound battle favored Murray State as they grabbed 34 boards, while Eastern Kentucky only had 20.