NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Angelo Warner scored 23 points, making 5 of 6 3-pointers, as Morehead State downed Tennessee State 101-100 Thursday night in Ohio Valley Conference play.
Drew Kelly's layup at the 13:16 mark in the second half put Morehead State up 73-55.
After fighting back to cut the lead to 101-95 with 1:02 remaining, Kellen Thornton's 3-pointer made it a one-possession game, 101-98, with 54 seconds left.
Patrick Miller and Jordan Cyphers missed shots for Tennessee State (16-13, 10-5) in the final 10 seconds. The Tigers could not score another point until Robert Covington's meaningless last second tip-in.
Thornton scored 29 points to lead the Tigers, who need just one home victory to tie the school record of 11 wins.
Mike Krzyzewski says he has good reason to be excited for next season thanks to a combination of Duke's incoming freshmen and a core of experienced upperclassmen.
Georgia guard Juwan Parker has been awarded a medical redshirt, leaving him with two years of eligibility, after missing the 2015-16 season with a partially torn Achilles tendon.
Forward Trevon Bluiett has withdrawn from consideration from the NBA draft and will return to Xavier for his junior season.
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