Tennst 34 36 70
Moreheadst 31 37 68
Date of game: 2/27/2014

Recap: Morehead State vs. Tennessee St

Morehead, KY (SportsNetwork.com) - Patrick Miller poured in a career-high 38 points, including the game-winning 3-pointer with two seconds left to lift the Tennessee State Tigers to a thrilling 70-68 victory over the Morehead State Eagles in Ohio Valley Conference action at Johnson Arena.

Miller shot 12-of-19 from the field, including 4-of-5 from 3-point range, and made 10-of-11 at the free-throw line for TSU (5-24, 4-11 OVC) in his sixth 30- point performance of the season. M.J. Rhett added 12 points for the Tigers, who have won back-to-back games for the first time all season.

For Morehead State (19-11, 10-5), losers of two in a row, Angelo Warner shot 12-of-13 from the charity stripe en route to 19 points, while Drew Kelly pitched in 15 points and Chad Posthumus corralled 10 rebounds.

TSU shot just 39.3 percent from the field in the first half but made 12-of-18 at the free-throw line, as it led at the break, 34-31. Morehead State shot 42.9 percent from the floor in the opening 20 minutes.

The Tigers extended their lead to 14 midway through the second half, but the Eagles climbed all the way back to take a one-point advantage, 68-67, after Warner had a 1-of-2 trip to the free-throw line with seven seconds to play. TSU answered on its final possession with Miller's dramatic game-winner and Morehead State's desperation attempt at the buzzer did not fall.

Morehead State was plagued by 17 turnovers, while TSU had just seven miscues itself.

Game Notes

NASCAR News
Hamlin's No. 11 team hammered with severe penalties

NASCAR handed down severe penalties to Denny Hamlin's No. 11 team in the Sprint Cup Series on Tuesday after his Joe Gibbs Racing car failed post-race inspection this past Sunday at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

Ravens DE Urban tears ACL

Baltimore Ravens rookie defensive end Brent Urban will miss the upcoming season due to a torn ACL in his right knee.

Royals 1B Hosmer sidelined with fractured hand

Kansas City Royals first baseman Eric Hosmer is expected to be sidelined 3-6 weeks due to a stress fracture in his right hand.

Flyers G Mason breaks finger

Philadelphia Flyers goaltender Steve Mason broke the little finger on his right hand and will miss around two weeks of on-ice training, the team announced Thursday.

Latest Sports Photos
Latest Sports Photos
0 Votes
a skydiver was injured when attempting to land in a pre game show at the Lookouts opening game on 4/3/2014

0 Votes
SEC Champions Alabama created by artist Ben Teeter S/N C.O.A. available for the dedicated Alabama fan!

1 Vote
first catch of the season looks like a good year

0 Votes
Gina McLeroy Spring City, TN

0 Votes
Our Son Brandon McLeroy MTSU Football 2011 Gina McLeroy Spring City TN

1 Vote
this is James Howard telling Gracie what to do.

0 Votes
Riverbend fun!

0 Votes
I nees a four letter word for the outside layer of a tree.

0 Votes
Cameron is a rising athlete. He has a God given talent for the game of football. This picture is of him stopping the ball carrier in our game in the ...

1 Vote
Our Lookout Valley 9/10 year old team went to a tournament in Knoxville called The Battle of the Rocky Top. They went throught the tournament undefeated and won the championship ...
Featured Partners
www.eastridgeretirementcenter.com
The newly modeled East Ridge Residence is a must see with its spacious comfortable apartments. Plus, 3 delicious meals daily, geriatric physician, home healthcare services and fun festive activities. Schedule your visit today!
www.ameripriseadvisors.com/james.m.scotchie
Together we can make a confident retirement possible. Simply click to get started with your private wealth advisor. Talk to Jimmy Scotchie, Certified Financial Planner.
www.comcast.com/cable-internet-packages.html
Get started at $79.99 a month for 12 months. Plus, get a $75 VISA® Prepaid card.
 
Supermarket Guru
From The Archives
Scenic City Roots
Through Irish Eyes
Brand News
Prime Mashup
What's Trending
Megan Wise Goes Outside
Stay Connected with WDEF News 12
 
Inergize Digital This site is hosted and managed by Inergize Digital.