Morehead State vs. Tennessee-Martin: Recap and Stats

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Morehead State vs. Tennessee-Martin: Recap and Stats
Morehead State 88
(10-10, 3-8 away)
Tennessee-Martin 74
(4-15, 4-5 home)
Venue: Skyhawk Arena
7:00PM ET / 4:00PM PT, January 19, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Morehead State 39 49 88
Tennessee-Martin 27 47 74
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Morehead State M Chavis 11 C Posthumus 6 D Atkinson 5
Tennessee-Martin M Taylor 16 M Taylor 7 J Childs 2

On Saturday, January 19th, Morehead State outshot Tennessee-Martin 54%-34% and won on the road versus the Skyhawks 88-74 in OVC action. Kahlil Owens played brilliantly for the Eagles and got a career-high 16 points and five rebounds. Devon Atkinson got a double-double with 12 points and 12 assists. For the Skyhawks, Terence Smith got a season-high 19 points and four rebounds. Morehead State (10-10, 4-2 OVC) welcomes Belmont (14-4, 5-0 OVC) on Thursday, January 24th.

Morehead State Game Notes

  • This game was statistically over in the 2nd half with 1:56 left to go.
  • Morehead State started 10-10 during the 2008, 2007, 2006, 2003, and 2000 seasons (since 1996).
  • MSU beat the spread by 7.5 points. That makes the 7th time this season the Eagles have beaten the spread.
  • The Eagles have won 100% of the time this season (4-0) after recording 88 or more total points.
  • MSU has won 80% of the time this season (4-1) when opponents record 18 or fewer field goals made.
  • The Eagles set a season high for field goal percentage.
  • The last time MSU had a field goal percentage of 54.1% or higher was Feb 04, 2012 against Eastern Illinois.
  • Devon Atkinson recorded a team season high in assists with 12.
  • The bench recorded more points (46) than the starters (42).
  • Chad Posthumus has led the team in rebounding in 6 out of 20 games this season.
  • This game was the 3rd double-digit assist game of Devon Atkinson's career.
  • Devon Atkinson recorded a double-double. It was the 1st of his career.
  • Bakari Turner has 4 straight double-digit point games.
  • Drew Kelly had a career high with a 100% three-point percentage.

Tennessee-Martin Game Notes

  • Tennessee-Martin lost and did not cover the spread.
  • This loss extended the Skyhawks losing streak to 3 games.
  • The top two scorers (Terence Smith and Mike Liabo) accounted for 51.3% of the points.
  • The top two rebounders (Myles Taylor and Bobby Jones) accounted for 41.6% of the rebounds.
  • Myles Taylor has led the team in rebounding 13 times in 19 games this season.
  • Terence Smith set a career high with 4 three-pointers.
  • Myles Taylor has 14 straight double-digit point games.
  • Mike Liabo set a career high with 5 three-pointers.
MSU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+Kahlil Owens151650022
ADevon Atkinson2712012201
AMilton Chavis141130000
ABakari Turner221423001
B+Bruce Reed22922211
BDrew Kelly21831000
BChad Posthumus21180120
B-Jarrett Stokes18802001
C+Angelo Warner26741202
C+Taariq Muhammad13215105
UTM PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
ATerence Smith321942102
B+Mike Liabo261902210
BBobby Jones14270111
BD. Richardson12314000
BB.J. McLaughlin18740011
BMyles Taylor301380004
C+J. Washington27353101
CDee Oldham8210100
DJustin Childs27630016
-Omari Minor4001001

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