Morehead State beats Tennessee Tech 56-50 

Ty Proffitt had 20 points and Morehead State scored the final 10 points of the game to defeat Tennessee Tech 56-50 on Saturday.

Tennessee Tech led most of the second half, but Jud Dillard's basket for a 50-46 lead with 2:58 remaining was its final points of the game. Proffitt, who was 6 of 10 from the field including four 3-pointers, scored five points for the Eagles during the run. His 3-pointer with 1:44 remaining gave Morehead State the lead for good at 52-50.

The win improved Morehead State's home record against Ohio Valley Conference opponents in the past five seasons to 38-4.

Drew Kelly added 15 points for Morehead State (12-11, 5-4), which allowed a season-low in points against a Division I team.

Kevin Murphy and Dillard each scored 18 points for Tennessee Tech (13-9, 5-5), which had won nine of the past 10 games in the series.

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