MURRAY, Ky. -- Isaiah Canaan had 30 points, three assists and two steals to lead Murray State to a 79-72 victory over Old Dominion on Saturday night.
Ed Daniel added 15 points and a career-high 15 rebounds for the Racers.
Murray State (4-1) built a 12-point lead 11 minutes into the first half, but the game went down to the wire with the lead changing hands nine times, the last time with 2:49 on the clock when Canaan drained a 3.
Despite Daniel's performance, the Racers were outrebounded 41-30 in a game where Murray State shot 49.1 percent from the field (28 of 57) and 42.3 percent at the line (11 of 26).
Old Dominion (1-5) outscored the Racers from the bench 38-5 in its fourth consecutive loss, shooting 44.6 percent from the floor (29 of 65) and hitting just 7 of 23 3-pointers.
Donte Hill led the Monarchs with 16 points.
Mike Brey is looking at former Notre Dame players to fill two assistant jobs that have opened up with the departures of Martin Ingelsby and Anthony Solomon.
Purdue's 2016-17 prospects got a jolt Wednesday when forward Caleb Swanigan announced he will return for his sophomore season.
Clemson's Jaron Blossomgame says he is withdrawing from the NBA draft and returning to school for a final season.
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