The Eagles (5-5) used a 41-6 scoring advantage off the bench to claim the win.
Khristian Smith had 20 points, Manny Arop added 19 and Jake Odum 15 for the Sycamores (4-3), but only two other players scored. Lucas Eitel, who had made 15 of 24 from 3-point range this season, was held to three points, making 1 of 3 from beyond the arc.
The Eagles shot 48.9 percent from the field (22 of 45) to the Sycamores' 37 percent (17 of 46), and 52.9 percent (9 of 17) to 22.7 percent (5 of 22) from 3.
Morehead State never trailed and led 32-26 at halftime. Indiana State closed to 59-57 on Smith's layup with 2:55 to go, but Morehead State pulled away.
Washington State's trio of Josh Hawkinson, Conor Clifford and Ike Iroegbu have withdrawn from the NBA draft and will play their senior season with the Cougars.
Gonzaga center Przemek Karnowski, who missed most of last season with a back injury, says he is returning for another year.
Wisconsin forward Nigel Hayes has withdrawn from the NBA draft and will return to the Badgers for his senior season.
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