MURRAY, Ky. -- Jeffery Moss scored a game-high 21 points and Murray State rolled over Brescia 97-69 in its home opener on Tuesday night.
The Racers (1-1) put together a 15-5 run to break a tie early, highlighted by a dunk from Jonathan Fairell off a Brescia turnover. The Racers took a 47-31 lead to halftime and continued to cruise in the second half, leading by as many as 29. Moss scored 15 of his points in the first half.
The Racers shot 60 percent from the field and got a career-high 20 points from Dexter Fields. C.J. Ford scored 15 and Jarvis Williams posted a double-double with 14 points and 14 rebounds to lead the Racers. Murray State held a 40-25 rebounding advantage.
Murray State won its home opener for the 24th consecutive season.
Maryland point guard Melo Trimble, considered a lock to leave the program before struggling in the second half last season, has withdrawn from the NBA draft and will return for his junior season.
Louisville's Chinanu Onuaku, who recently underwent a medical procedure to correct a heart rhythm issue detected during the combine, will keep his name in the NBA draft pool.
Andrew White III will return to the Nebraska men's basketball team next season after removing his name from the NBA draft.
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