Posted February 09, 2013 on AP on Fox
Ed Daniel scored 18 points and grabbed 10 rebounds for his 13th double-double of the season to boost Murray State to a 69-48 win over Ohio Valley Conference rival Tennessee State on Saturday night. Isaiah Canaan added 16 points and four assists as the Racers' (18-5, 9-2) won for the seventh time in their last eight games. A 25-8 run by the Racers in the second half sealed the win. Tennessee State (14-11, 8-4) came up with 22 offensive rebounds, but Murray State held the Tigers to 28.8 percent field goal shooting (17 of 59) and forced them into 19 turnovers. Kellen Thornton, who is second to Daniel in the OVC in rebounding with 9.5 per game, led Tennessee State in scoring with 12 points. Murray State took a 9-3 lead in the opening 3 1/2 minutes and led by as many as 12 points en route to a 32-23 halftime lead. Tennessee State opened the second half with a 10-5 run to pull to within 37-33 before Canaan's 3-pointer made it a seven-point Racers lead with 14:40 on the clock...
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