Tennst 48
Murrayst 69
Date of game: 2/9/2013

Recap: Murray State vs. Tennessee St

Murray, KY (Sports Network) - Ed Daniel recorded a double-double with a game- high 18 points as the Murray State Racers cruised by the Tennessee State Tigers, 69-48, in Ohio Valley Conference play at the CFSB Center.

Daniel contributed 10 rebounds and six blocks in the Racers' (18-5, 9-2 OVC) victory. Brandon Garrett also recorded a double-double with 10 points and 10 boards. Isaiah Canaan added 16 points and three steals as Murray State notched its third win in as many games.

For the Tigers (14-11, 8-4), Robert Covington recorded a double-double with 11 points and 12 rebounds. Kellen Thornton was one board shy of a double-double with 12 points. Patrick Miller also added 12 points as Tennessee State snapped a two-game winning streak.

Tennessee State struggled shooting, managing to sink a meager 7-of-31 from the floor including 3-of-10 beyond the arc. Murray State made 12-of-25 field goals en route to a 32-23 advantage at the break.

The Tigers continued to struggle shooting after the break, making 10-of-28 from the floor and 0-of-5 from long range. Murray State made 17-of-20 foul shots as it too a 37-25 advantage in the second half.

Murray State forced 19 turnovers and outscored Tennessee State, 24-6, in points off miscues.

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