Scores

Final

Lafayette 74

(1-3, 0-2 away)

Morehead State 88

(3-1, 2-0 home)

2:00 PM ET, November 18, 2012

Ellis T Johnson Arena, Morehead, Kentucky

1 2 T
LAF 33 4174
MORE 33 5588

Top Performers

Lafayette: J. Ptasinski 23 Pts, 4 Reb, 2 Ast, 1 Stl

Morehead State: M. Chavis 18 Pts, 2 Reb, 5 Stl, 1 Blk

Morehead St. 88, Lafayette 74

Associated Press

MOREHEAD, Ky. -- Milton Chavis scored 18 points and tallied five of Morehead State's 19 steals as the Eagles beat Lafayette 88-74 on Sunday.

Chavis, who has led Morehead State in scoring in every game this season, made 7 of 11 shots from the field and led the Eagles in scoring despite playing only 15 minutes due to foul trouble.

With the game tied 33-all at halftime, Morehead State (3-1) opened the second half with seven straight points to take a 40-33 lead.

Lafayette (1-3) knocked down consecutive 3-pointers to close the gap to 40-39, but Chavis responded with back-to-back 3-pointers of his own to put Morehead State up for good.

Kelly Drew had 12 points, Bakari Turner added 11 and Angelo Warner posted 10 for Morehead State.

Joey Ptasinski led Lafayette with 23 points and Seth Hinrichs added 17 but the Leopards turned the ball over 29 times in the loss.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
LAF
MORE
Points 74 88
FG Made-Attempted 23-52 (.442) 34-63 (.540)
3P Made-Attempted 15-33 (.455) 7-22 (.318)
FT Made-Attempted 13-17 (.765) 13-21 (.619)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 20 (0/0) 22 (0/0)
Largest Lead 3 14

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