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Eastern Kentucky Colonels (22-7)


Mon. 2/22 Thu. 2/25 Sat. 2/27 Thu. 3/4 Fri. 3/5
@ SEMO 
W 87-65
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vs. Belmnt 
W 81-67
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vs. TennSt 
W 89-84
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vs. APSU 
W 70-67
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@ Mor 
L 64-67
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Morehead St. survives E. Kentucky, heads to OVC championship

EVANSVILLE, Ind. (AP) Devon Cooper scored 25 points and Johni Broome scored 17 points with 13 rebounds and No. 2 seed Morehead State beat third-seeded Eastern Kentucky 67-64 in an Ohio Valley Conference tournament semifinal game on Friday night.

The Eagles (22-7) play for an automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament on Saturday in the OVC championship against top-seeded Belmont.

Wendell Green Jr. scored 29 points for Eastern Kentucky (22-7), Michael Moreno 14 and Curt Lewis 11. The Colonels ended their season winning seven of their last nine games.

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Leaders
Points: B. Knapper18.3
Rebounds: T. King6.2
Assists: W. Green Jr.5.0
FG%: T. King49.1%
FT%: W. Green Jr.76.9%
3P%: M. Moreno45.7%
Steals: J. Brown2.3
Blocks: T. Balogun1.2
AP Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 Gonzaga24-0
2 Baylor21-1
3 Illinois20-6
4 Michigan19-3
5 Iowa20-7
6 Alabama21-6
7 Houston21-3
8 Arkansas21-5
9 Ohio State18-8
10 West Virginia18-8
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Coaches Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 Gonzaga24-0
2 Baylor21-1
3 Illinois20-6
4 Michigan19-3
5 Alabama21-6
6 Iowa20-7
7 Houston21-3
8 Arkansas21-5
9 West Virginia18-8
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: 81.8 (12)
Rebounds: 10.6 (120)
Assists: 15.9 (38)
FG%: 44.8% (136)
FT%: 70.6% (184)
3P%: 35.9% (75)
Defense (Rank)
Points: 73.7 (264)
Rebounds: 25.0 (205)
Assists: 15.2 (307)
FG%: 44.4% (217)
FT%: 72.5% (256)
3P%: 32.5% (108)
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