MARTIN, Tenn. -- Kahlil Owens scored 16 points and three teammates finished in double figures as Morehead State defeated Tennessee-Martin 88-74 Saturday night in Ohio Valley Conference play.
The Eagles (10-10, 4-2) led 39-27 at halftime and maintained the lead throughout the second half. They led by as many as 24 points early in the second half.
The Skyhawks dropped to 4-15, 1-6 in OVC play after their 10th loss in the last 11 games.
Mike Liabo and Terence Smith scored 19 points apiece for Tennessee-Martin, while Myles Taylor added 13. But the Skyhawks shot just 34 percent from the field (18 of 53) while Morehead State made 33 of 61 shots (54.1 percent).
The Eagles also outscored the Skyhawks 36-16 in the paint.
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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