Murray State vs. Morehead State: Recap, Stats, and Box Score

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Murray State vs. Morehead State: Recap, Stats, and Box Score
Murray State 106
(19-7, 9-4 away)
Morehead State 100
(13-15, 10-5 home)
Venue: Ellis T. Johnson Arena
7:00PM ET / 4:00PM PT, February 20, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Murray State 37 42 106
Morehead State 30 49 100
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Murray State I Canaan 35 E Daniel 9 J Moss 6
Morehead State M Chavis 22 C Posthumus 11 D Atkinson 10

In a high-scoring showdown, Morehead State lost on their home court to Murray State 106-100 in double overtime. Devon Atkinson got 13 points and 10 assists (3 Reb 3 Stl) for the Eagles, earning a double-double. Angelo Warner also had a strong game, scoring 12 points and adding nine rebounds. For the Racers, Isaiah Canaan got a mind-blowing 35 points, including 5-of-12 shooting from three-point range. Morehead State (13-15, 7-7 OVC) gets Oakland (15-14, 10-5 Summit League) on the road on Saturday, Feb. 23.

Morehead State Game Notes

  • The last time MSU started the season 13-15 was 1998.
  • Morehead State has played in two overtime games this season. Over the last five seasons, the Eagles have played in nine overtime games with a record of 3-6.
  • The Eagles have been unlucky four times this season in games decided by five or fewer points. Since 2007, Morehead State is 24-25 in close games.
  • Morehead State has lost 100 percent of the time this season (0-4) after committing 23 or more turnovers.
  • The Eagles have lost 83 percent of the time this season (2-10) after having a field goal percentage of 43.0 percent or worse.
  • When the opposition records 32 or more free throws made this season, Morehead State has lost 100 percent of the time (0-3).
  • When the opposition shoots a field goal percentage of 50.0 percent or better this season, Morehead State has lost 80 percent of the time (2-8).
  • Morehead State has been outshot by their opponents in field goal percentage for the past eight games.
  • This is the 15th game at home this season--MSU has a 5.6 average scoring margin against opponents at home.
  • The top two scorers (Milton Chavis and Bakari Turner) accounted for 41.0 percent of the points.
  • The top two rebounders (Chad Posthumus and Angelo Warner) accounted for 41.6 percent of the rebounds.
  • Milton Chavis has led the team in scoring in 10 out of 28 games this season.
  • Chad Posthumus has led the team in rebounding in 10 out of 28 games this season.
  • This game was the fourth double-digit assist game of Devon Atkinson's career.
  • Devon Atkinson recorded a double-double. It was the second of his career.
  • Angelo Warner had a career high with a 100 percent field goal percentage.
  • Chad Posthumus recorded the fifth double-digit rebound game of his career.
  • This was the second foul out of the season for Chad Posthumus.
  • This marks the third 20-point game of Milton Chavis's career.
  • This was the second foul out of the season for Milton Chavis.
  • Milton Chavis had a career high with 10 free throws made.
  • This was the third foul out of the season for Kahlil Owens.
  • This was the second foul out of the season for Bruce Reed.

Murray State Game Notes

  • The Racers won this one, but have lost three times this season in games decided by five or fewer points. Since 2007, Murray State is 30-20 in close games.
  • Isaiah Canaan recorded a team season high in points with 35.
  • Ed Daniel tallied a team season high in free throws attempted with 20.
  • Isaiah Canaan accounted for 33.0 percent of the team's points.
  • The top two rebounders (Ed Daniel and Brandon Garrett) accounted for 40.5 percent of the rebounds.
  • Isaiah Canaan has led the team in scoring 21 times in 26 games this season.
  • Ed Daniel has led the team in rebounding 22 times in 26 games this season.
  • This marks the 33rd 20-point game of Isaiah Canaan's career.
  • Isaiah Canaan has 26 straight double-digit point games.
  • Brandon Garrett set a career high with 16 points.
  • Stacy Wilson has three straight double-digit point games.
  • This was the third foul out of the season for Stacy Wilson.
MURRAY PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+Isaiah Canaan493514203
ABrandon Garrett321661032
AEd Daniel271890102
B-Jeffrey Moss28416323
B-Zay Henderson10630002
C+Dexter Fields32922002
C+C.J. Ford13223102
CLaTreze Mushatt31640101
CStacy Wilson281012004
MSU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+Kahlil Owens161351201
ADevon Atkinson4213310307
AAngelo Warner311294003
B+Milton Chavis282241002
BDrew Kelly34991201
BBakari Turner251910221
BChad Posthumus308110002
-Bruce Reed8021001
-Taariq Muhammad8001101
DJarrett Stokes17300002
D-Jason Holmes11100012

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