CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. -- Isaiah Canaan scored 26 points, and Ed Daniel had 21 points and 13 rebounds to lead Murray State to a 71-68 victory against Austin Peay in an Ohio Valley Conference game Saturday night
Canaan made 8 of 16 from the field and 6 of 7 from the line, and Daniel shot 6 of 7 from the field and made 9 of 13 free throws for the Racers (12-4, 3-1).
Travis Betran had 27 points for the Governors (5-13, 1-3), Will Triggs scored 12 points and Anthony Campbell 10. Austin Peay beat Morehead State 84-81 in overtime on Wednesday to snap an eight-game losing streak.
Murray State led 31-29 at the half, but Betran made two free throws to grab a 53-52 lead with 6:08 left.
The Racers went ahead to stay 55-53 on Daniel's three-point play at 5:46, although Betran's four-point play closed it to 70-68 with 11 seconds remaining.
Dillon Brooks, who led Oregon with 16.7 points per game last season, will opt out of the NBA draft process and return to the Ducks, a source told ESPN.
Mississippi State freshman guard Malik Newman will withdraw from the NBA draft, but sources told ESPN he might explore other opportunities besides returning to Mississippi State.
Seton Hall sophomore Isaiah Whitehead will stay in the NBA draft and not return for his junior season.
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