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Morehead St. 114, Union (Ky.) 67

Morehead State had eight players score in double figures as it blew out Union (Ky.) 114-67 Sunday in a nonconference matchup. Milton Chavis and Drew Kelly each scored 15 points, and Jason Holmes and Bruce Reed scored 12 apiece to help Morehead State (6-8) total its most points since 2005. Devon Atkinson and Angelo Warner added 11 points each for the Eagles, and Cordell James and...
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December 30, 2012  |  Discuss

Morehead State blows out Union (KY) 114-67

Morehead State had eight players score in double figures as it blew out Union (Ky.) 114-67 Sunday in a nonconference matchup. Milton Chavis and Drew Kelly each scored 15 points, and Jason Holmes and Bruce Reed scored 12 apiece to help Morehead State (6-8) total its most points since 2005. Devon Atkinson and Angelo Warner added 11 points each for the Eagles, and Cordell James and...
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December 30, 2012  |  Discuss

Morehead St. 71, Indiana St. 63

Devon Atkinson and Milton Chavis scored 15 points apiece to lead Morehead State to a 71-63 victory against Indiana State on Saturday, snapping a three-game losing streak. The Eagles (5-5) used a 41-6 scoring advantage off the bench to claim the win. Khristian Smith had 20 points, Manny Arop added 19 and Jake Odum 15 for the Sycamores (4-3), but only two other players scored. Lucas...
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December 08, 2012  |  Discuss

Marshall 70, Morehead St. 67

D.D. Scarver scored 17 points and Dennis Tinnon posted 13 points and 16 rebounds to lead Marshall over Morehead State 70-67 Wednesday. Nigel Spikes and DeAndre Kane scored 13 points apiece for the Thundering Herd (4-3). After a back-and-fourth first half, Devon Atkinson's jumper drew Morehead State within 54-52 with 4:03 remaining in the second half. But Scarver hit his lone...
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November 28, 2012  |  Discuss

Morehead St. 73, Norfolk St. 67

Jarrett Stokes' 3-pointer with 27 seconds remaining put Morehead State ahead to stay with the last of 16 lead changes in a 73-67 nonconference victory over Norfolk State on Monday night. Milton Chavis had 19 points and 10 rebounds for the Eagles (4-2) and Devon Atkinson had seven assists, including on Stokes' go-ahead bucket. Brandon Goode got an offensive rebound of Malcolm...
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November 26, 2012  |  Discuss

Morehead State correct to suspend Woods

Good for Morehead State. Suspending Sean Woods was absolutely the correct decision. There was no other action that would have been appropriate considering what took place on Wednesday night when the Eagles faced off against No. 8 Kentucky at Rupp Arena. Woods will be sidelined for Monday’s contest against Norfolk State after shoving senior point guard Devon Atkinson in the back...
Via College Chalktalk
November 24, 2012  |  Discuss

Woods deserves dose of own medicine

If Morehead State had fired basketball coach Sean Woods after he shoved one of his players and then berated him on the bench to the point of tears, it would have been a shame. Woods shouldn't have gotten off that easy. Instead, the school got it half-right. Morehead State suspended Woods for one game Friday, which may or may not give him pause to reflect for two hours -- not...
Via Fox Sports
November 23, 2012  |  Discuss

Morehead State Coach Sean Woods Suspended One Game for Confrontation With Player (Video)

Morehead State has suspended coach Sean Woods for one game after he appeared to shove an Eagles player during Wednesday night’s loss at No. 8 Kentucky. Woods will sit out Monday night’s game against Norfolk State. The first-year Eagles coach appeared to shove Morehead State point guard Devon Atkinson in the back after the senior fouled out with 5:51 remaining. Athletic director...
Via NESN.com
November 23, 2012  |  Discuss

Morehead State coach suspended

Morehead State has suspended coach Sean Woods for one game after he appeared to shove an Eagles player during Wednesday night's loss at No. 8 Kentucky. Woods will sit out Monday night's game against Norfolk State. The first-year Eagles coach appeared to shove Morehead State point guard Devon Atkinson in the back after the senior fouled out with 5:51 remaining. Athletic...
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November 22, 2012  |  Discuss

Woods faces possible discipline

Morehead State first-year coach Sean Woods is facing possible disciplinary action after appearing to shove Eagles' point guard Devon Atkinson during Wednesday's 81-70 loss to Kentucky. Athletic department spokesman Matt Segal said Thursday the situation is being discussed internally and any disciplinary action would be announced Friday morning. Atkinson fouled out with...
Via Fox Sports
November 22, 2012  |  Discuss

Morehead State looks into coach Woods' conduct

Morehead State first-year coach Sean Woods is facing possible disciplinary action after appearing to shove Eagles' point guard Devon Atkinson during Wednesday's 81-70 loss to Kentucky. Athletic department spokesman Matt Segal said Thursday the situation is being discussed internally and any disciplinary action would be announced Friday morning. Atkinson fouled out with...
Via Fox Sports
November 22, 2012  |  Discuss

Morehead's Sean Woods Goes Off

((HT: FSN South)) We've seen coaches go off, and now we have our new example... Morehead State's Sean Woods decided he had enough of Devon Atkinson and his fouling out, so the below happened... Kentucky was up one at the half and dodged Morehead... Whether or not Woods will dodge hell is another thing... More when we know more...
Via Online Sports Guys
November 22, 2012  |  Discuss

Morehead State coach Sean Woods shoves, verbally assaults Devon Atkinson

No problem with Morehead State coach Sean Woods getting in senior guard Devon Atkinson's face but the push, the douchejuice assistant, and the length of time he verbally assaulted the kid? A bit... Full story at Bob's Blitz ~ http://www.bobsblitz.com
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November 22, 2012  |  Discuss

Morehead State coach Sean Woods rips into player, nearly makes him cry (Video)

Morehead State coach Sean Woods absolutely lit into one of his players during Wednesday’s 81-70 loss to Kentucky in a horrifying display. Woods, who played college ball at Kentucky, was so harsh on Devon Atkinson for fouling out of the game, that the senior point guard nearly began crying. Atkinson fouled out with his team down 69-61 and just under six minutes left in the game...
Via Larry Brown Sports
November 22, 2012  |  Discuss

Video: Morehead State coach nearly brings player to tears during heated exchange

It's not everyday you see a grown man nearly succumb to tears because of a game. But on Wednesday night during the Morehead State-Kentucky bout, one senior nearly did.With about six minutes left in the contest, and the Wildcats up by eight, Eagles guard Devon Atkinson fouled out of the game after contributing just four points. Morehead State head coach Sean Woods clearly wasn...
Via Bush League Chronicle
November 21, 2012  |  Discuss

Morehead St. 77, LIU Brooklyn 74

Milton Chavis scored 24 points and Morehead State beat LIU-Brooklyn 77-74 on Friday night in the first college basketball game played in the new Barclays Center. Bakari Turner made both ends of a 1-and-1 with 5.6 seconds left to end a 10-0 run by LIU-Brooklyn and give the Eagles the three-point lead. C.J. Garner's 3-point attempt at the buzzer bounced off the rim. Devon Atkinson...
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November 09, 2012  |  Discuss
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