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Morehead State Eagles (23-7)


Thursday 2/25 Saturday 2/27 Wednesday 3/3 Friday 3/5 Saturday 3/6
vs. TennSt
W 74-60
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vs. Belmnt
W 89-82
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vs. SEMO
W 61-54
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vs. EastKy
W 67-64
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Mor 86 - 71 Belmnt
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Broome, Morehead St. beat Belmont 86-71 in OVC title game

EVANSVILLE, Ind. (AP) Johni Broome scored a career-high 27 points on 12-of-19 shooting and grabbed 12 rebounds and Morehead State cruised to a 86-71 win over top-seeded Belmont on Saturday in the Ohio Valley Conference tournament championship game.

Skyelar Potter made 7 of 11 from the field and finished with 22 points and 13 rebounds for No. 2 seed Morehead State (23-7). DeVon Cooper scored 14 points and Ta'lon Cooper added 10.

The Eagles clinched their first berth in the NCAA tournament since 2011 and won their fifth OVC tourney title.

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Leaders
Points: J. Broome13.9
Rebounds: J. Broome9.0
Assists: T. Cooper3.6
FG%: J. Broome57.6%
FT%: D. Cooper78.5%
3P%: S. Potter37.7%
Steals: T. Cooper0.9
Blocks: J. Broome1.8
AP Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 Gonzaga24-0
2 Michigan19-2
3 Baylor20-1
4 Illinois20-6
5 Iowa19-7
6 West Virginia18-8
7 Ohio State18-8
8 Alabama21-6
9 Houston20-3
10 Villanova16-5
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Coaches Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 Gonzaga24-0
2 Michigan19-2
3 Baylor20-1
4 Illinois20-6
5 Alabama21-6
5 West Virginia18-8
7 Houston20-3
8 Iowa19-7
9 Villanova16-5
10 Ohio State18-8
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Ohio Valley Standings
 ConferenceOverall
  W-L W-L
Belmont 18-2 26-4
Morehead State 17-3 23-7
Eastern Kentucky 15-5 22-7
Jacksonville State 13-6 18-9
Austin Peay 10-10 14-13
Murray State 10-10 13-13
Southeast Missouri State 9-11 11-16
SIUE 7-12 9-17
Eastern Illinois 6-14 9-18
UT Martin 6-14 8-16
Tennessee Tech 5-15 5-22
Tennessee State 3-17 4-19
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Offense (Rank)
Points: 68.8 (248)
Rebounds: 10.3 (140)
Assists: 12.7 (216)
FG%: 46.1% (73)
FT%: 68.2% (256)
3P%: 35.1% (109)
Defense (Rank)
Points: 63.4 (27)
Rebounds: 27.2 (61)
Assists: 11.7 (86)
FG%: 40.4% (34)
FT%: 67.5% (43)
3P%: 30.7% (41)
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