MOREHEAD STATE EAGLES NEWS

Morehead State notches season-best fourth straight win

RICHMOND, Ky. (AP) Xavier Moon had 16 points and nine rebounds, DeJuan Marrero scored 14 points and Morehead State defeated Eastern Kentucky 67-62 on Saturday night. Miguel Dicent added 10 points and six assists for the Eagles (13-12, 9-3 Ohio Valley), who won a season-best fourth straight game with their seventh victory in eight contests. Morehead State outrebounded EKU 46-27...
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February 11, 2017  |  Discuss

Morehead State tops rival Murray State 101-100 in OT

MOREHEAD, Ky. (AP) DeJuan Marrero scored 21 points and Miguel Dicent had 19, including the winning layup with 4.5 seconds to play, and Morehead State defeated rival Murray State 101-100 on Wednesday night. Murray State scored seven-straight points and took a 100-99 lead on Bryce Jones' two free throws with 29 seconds remaining. After Dicent's basket, Jones missed a long 3-pointer...
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February 08, 2017  |  Discuss

Marrero, Dicent lead Morehead State over SE Missouri

CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (AP) DeJuan Marrero scored a career-high 24 points and had 12 rebounds and Miguel Dicent scored all 14 of his points late to lead Morehead State to an 89-81 victory over Southeast Missouri on Saturday. Marrero has double-doubles in five of his last six games and 12 for the season. Xavier Moon added 17 points, Ronnye Beamon 14 and Treshaad Williams 12 for the...
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February 04, 2017  |  Discuss

Williams' layup sends Morehead St. past Tennessee St. 87-85

MOREHEAD, Ky. (AP) DeJuan Marrero scored 22 points with 16 rebounds, and Treshaad Williams' layup with six seconds remaining carried Morehead State to an 87-85 win against Tennessee State on Saturday night. Just a minute before Williams' game winner, Tahjere McCall buried a 3 for Tennessee State tying the score at 85. Miguel Dicent scored 19 points and Lamontray Harris finished...
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January 14, 2017  |  Discuss

Ranking every Super Bowl halftime show ever

At a certain point, the Super Bowl became less about football and more about the other parts of the game. Sure, crowning a champion at the end of a long season is nice, but the game has become known for other aspects as well.Much like the quality of play, Super Bowl halftime shows have evolved from humble beginnings to 15-minute mini concerts with some of the world's brightest entertainers...
January 10, 2017  |  Discuss

Moon, Williams combine for 47 points to lead Morehead State

MOREHEAD, Ky. (AP) Xavier Moon scored 25 points and dished out nine assists as Morehead State pulled away from Eastern Illinois in the second half to earn an 85-75 win on Thursday night. Treshaad Williams added 22 points on a perfect night shooting, 8 of 8 from the field and 6 of 6 at the line, for the Eagles (5-10, 1-1 Ohio Valley Conference). DeJuan Marrero added 16 points,...
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January 05, 2017  |  Discuss

Williams finishes with perfect night; Morehead St. cruises

MOREHEAD, Ky. (AP) Treshaad Williams scored 24 points and grabbed eight rebounds to lead Morehead State to an easy 120-77 win over NAIA Asbury on Wednesday night. Williams finished a perfect 12 of 12 from the field and led six Eagles in double figures. All 11 Eagles scored at least five points. DeJaun Marrero finished with 16 points and 10 boards, while Lamontray Harris and Ty...
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December 28, 2016  |  Discuss

Sean Woods resigns as Morehead State men's basketball coach

MOREHEAD, Ky. (AP) Sean Woods has resigned as Morehead State's coach after being charged with misdemeanor battery in Indiana for allegedly assaulting two of his players. Athletic director Brian Hutchinson on Thursday announced Woods' resignation after four-plus seasons guiding the Eagles. The coach had been suspended since Nov. 22 and Morehead State began investigated unspecified...
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December 15, 2016  |  Discuss

Bliznyuk, Wiley lead EWU past Morehead St 88-86 in overtime

CHENEY, Wash. (AP) Bogdan Bliznyuk scored a career-high 34 points and Jacob Wiley scored the last four points as Eastern Washington edged Morehead State 88-86 in overtime Tuesday night, foiling a late comeback by the visitors from Kentucky. Wiley finished with 12 points and 12 rebounds. He scored the winner taking a pretty, soft pass from Sir Washington at the high post, flew...
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December 13, 2016  |  Discuss

Morehead St. coach charged with battering his own players

Sean Woods has been the men’s basketball coach at Morehead State since 2012. And he’s been suspended since November 22nd while the school conducted an investigation prompted by player complaints. A report from Lexington’s WKYT says that he’s now facing a battery charge in Indiana stemming from an incident on November 19th, when Morehead played at the University of Evansville...
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December 13, 2016  |  Discuss

Gahafer has 2 TD throws, Morehead State tops Davidson 31-10

DAVIDSON, N.C. (AP) Austin Gahafer threw for 295 yards and two touchdowns and Morehead State defeated Davidson 31-10 on Saturday. Gahafer finished his career with 11,918 yards passing and surpassed 12,000 yards in total offense. He opened the scoring with a 9-yard strike to Jake Raymond and his 55-yard connection with Darius Pritchett gave the Eagles (4-7, 3-5 Pioneer) a 31-3...
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November 19, 2016  |  Discuss

QUIZ: Four Quarters - NFL trivia questions with four answers

Each of these NFL trivia questions has four answers.  Further descriptions: Question 4: Not to be confused with the Cardinals’ Million Dollar backfield of the late 1940s that produced only one Hall of Famer (Charley Trippi), the San Fran-version of the $1Million Backfield was fully up with future Canton enshrinees – including three of the most electrifying runners of the...
November 15, 2016  |  Discuss

Maitland leads Morehead State to 106-41 win over NAIA foe

MOREHEAD, Ky. (AP) Malik Maitland scored 20 points and Morehead State coasted to a season-opening 106-41 win over NAIA Kentucky Christian on Friday night. With 13 of 14 players scoring, the Eagles were never threatened, racing to a 21-0 lead five minutes into the game. Maitland made 7 of 9 shots, including 5 of 6 3-pointers. The Eagles shot 56 percent from the field, hitting...
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November 12, 2016  |  Discuss

Gahafer leads winning drive, Morehead St tops Valpo 29-26

MOREHEAD, Ky. (AP) Austin Gahafer led a 17-play, 84-yard game-winning drive, capped with a 4-yard touchdown pass to Jake Raymond with 22 seconds left, and Morehead State won its 10th straight over Valparaiso on Saturday, 29-26. The Eagles (2-3, 1-1 Pioneer) converted two fourth downs on the drive before facing third-and-goal. Raymond, lined up in the right slot, started straight...
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October 01, 2016  |  Discuss

Drake fends off late Morehead State rally with a 30-28 win

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) Grant Kraemer threw for 284 yards and a touchdown and Drake held off a late Morehead State rally to beat the Eagles 30-28 in a non-conference game for the Pioneer League teams. Trailing 30-8 to start the fourth quarter, Austin Gahafer threw touchdown passes of 34-yards to Jake Raymond and 15-yards Jake Sutherland. Lawson Page's 3-yard touchdown run with 1...
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September 24, 2016  |  Discuss

Morehead State pick up first win, beats D-II Lincoln 56-6

MOREHEAD, Ky. (AP) Austin Gahafer threw three touchdown passes to lead Morehead State to a 56-6 victory over Division II Lincoln on Saturday night. Gahafer was 22 of 35 for 258 yards, moving to second all-time at Morehead State in career passing yards. Ryan Watkins ran for 66 yards and two touchdowns, and Adarius Barnett added 82 yards and a TD run for the Eagles (1-2). Trevor...
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September 17, 2016  |  Discuss

James Madison goes on offensive, beats Morehead State 80-7

HARRISONBURG, Va. (AP) Bryan Schor and Taylor Woods each rushed for three touchdowns as James Madison defeated Morehead State 80-7 on Saturday night, setting several offensive records in Mike Houston's coaching debut. Houston came from The Citadel, winning a SoCon championship and FCS playoff berth last season. The Dukes (1-0) piled up a school-record (for Division I) 607 yards...
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September 03, 2016  |  Discuss

Best athlete by state (current)

June 22, 2016  |  Discuss

Donnie Tyndall hit with 10-year show-cause penalty

The NCAA has hit former Morehead State, Southern Miss and Tennessee coach Donnie Tyndall with a 10-year show-cause penalty, according to a tweet from Gary Parrish of CBS Sports. The NCAA has hit Donnie Tyndall with a 10-year show-cause penalty for his role in the Southern Miss case, a source told @CBSSports. — Gary Parrish (@GaryParrishCBS) April 8, 2016 Tyndall, 45, could now...
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April 08, 2016  |  Discuss

Nevada tops Morehead State in OT to win CBI

RENO, Nev. (AP) Tyron Criswell scored 21 points and grabbed 11 rebounds and Nevada beat Morehead State 85-82 in overtime to win the ninth College Basketball Invitational on Friday night. Morehead State's Xavier Moon's nearly tied the game with a last-second half-court shot that hit the rim. With 13 seconds left in overtime, Nevada guard D.J. Fenner attacked the basket and passed...
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April 01, 2016  |  Discuss

Viewing Picks for March 30, 2016

All Times Eastern College BasketballMen’sCollege Basketball InvitationalChampionship Series (Best of three) Game 2: Morehead State at Nevada — ESPNU, 9 p.m. (Morehead State leads 1-0) Vegas 16 TournamentChampionship Game, Mandalay Bay Events Center, Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino, Las Vegas, NV Old Dominion vs. East Tennessee State or Oakland — CBS Sports Network, 10 p.m....
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March 30, 2016  |  Discuss

Road To Selection Sunday: Morehead State With a Complete Performance

The NCAA tournament is right around the corner! Before the big dance gets underway, we wanted to take a look back at some of the most memorable moments by spotlighting 20 different upsets in the 20 days leading up to selection Sunday. Upsets are one of the many things that make the NCAA tournament one of the greatest sporting events in the world. This will be happy for some and...
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March 07, 2016  |  Discuss

UT Martin holds off Morehead State 83-70 in OVC semifinal

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Jacolby Mobley hit four 3-pointers and finished with a career-high 22 points to help No. 2 seed UT Martin beat No. 3 seed Morehead State 83-70 Friday night in the Ohio Valley Conference tournament semifinal. UT Martin (19-13) advances to Saturday's championship game against No. 8 seed Austin Peay (17-17), which upset No. 1 seed Belmont 97-96 in overtime Friday...
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March 05, 2016  |  Discuss

Morehead State beats Jacksonville State 82-71

JACKSONVILLE, Ala. (AP) Xavier Moon scored a career-high 25 points and made all eight of his free throws to help Morehead State beat Jacksonville State 82-71 on Saturday and win its sixth straight game. Treshaad Williams scored a career-high 15, Lyonell Gaines added 15 and Miguel Dicent had 11 points for the Eagles (18-11, 11-5), who maintained their second place standing in the...
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February 27, 2016  |  Discuss

Gaines, Morehead State hold off Tennessee Tech 69-59

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Lyonell Gaines made 7 of 8 from the field and finished with 15 points and eight rebounds to help Morehead State beat Tennessee Tech 69-59 for its fifth win in a row. Brent Arrington added 12 points and seven assists, Anthony Elechi scored 11 points and DeJuan Marrero 10 for Morehead State. A layup by Gaines gave the Eagles (17-11, 10-5 Ohio Valley Conference...
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February 25, 2016  |  Discuss
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