Murray State 84, SIU Edwardsville 73 / Final

Thu, February 16, 2017 7:00 pm (ET GMT)   Conference: Ohio Valley  
Location: CFSB Center • Murray, KY  
Cougars (73)
Racers (84)
Score by Half: SIU Edwardsville 35-38 - 73   Murray State 38-46 - 84  
Team Rebounds: SIU Edwardsville 4, Murray State 3
Officials: Brent Hampton, John Dillon, Jabir Walker
Attendance: 2,974
Top Performances
1Terrell Miller (MURR) 18 pts (7/14 fg), 2/4 3fg, 13 reb
2Jonathan Stark (MURR) 27 pts (9/16 fg), 6/7 3fg, 3 reb, 4 ast
3Devin Thornton (SIUE) 19 pts (7/10 fg), 3/4 3fg, 4 reb
Game Forecasts
ELO Ratings: Before SIUE 837 (#322), MURR 1276 (#96)  After SIUE 835 (#322), MURR 1278 (#96)
ELO Points Transfer: 2
AP Game Recap

MURRAY, Ky. (AP) Jonathan Stark hit 6 of 7 from behind the 3-point arc to score 27 points and spark Murray State to an 84-73 win over Southern Illinois-Edwardsville on Thursday night.

The Cougars have lost 14 straight games, all against Ohio Valley Conference opponents.

Stark hit a 3-pointer with 5:07 left in the first half to give the Racers an 11-point lead, but SIU-Edwardsville rallied to trail by three at intermission, 38-35. But the Cougars never caught Murray State and trailed by as many as 18 points in the second half before rallying late to get within 11.

Murray State, which now has won 17 of its 20 games against SIUE, got 18 points and 13 rebounds from Terrell Miller Jr.

Burak Eslik and Devin Thornton each scored 19 points for SIU-Edwardsville (5-23, 0-14).

The Racers (14-13, 8-5) have three games remaining in their regular season and are bidding for a 30th consecutive winning season.

News Articles
Ties: 1   Lead Changes: 2   Biggest Lead: MURR +20   Run: MURR 17-4 (1-01:07 to 2-15:40)
Play by Play
Matchup History
Season Series: Murray State, 2-0 Previous 3 Seasons: Murray State, 11-1 Since 2010: Murray State, 17-2

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More Info & Glossary

MIN: Minutes, PTS: Points, FGM: Field Goals Made, FGA: Field Goals Attempted, FG%: Field Goal Percentage, 3FM: 3-Pt FG Made, 3FA: 3-Pt FG Attempted, 3FG%: 3-Pt FG Percentage, 2FM: 2-Pt Made, 2FA: 2-Pt FG Attempted, FTM: Free Throws Made, FTA: Free Throws Attempted, FT%: Free Throw Percentage, OREB: Offensive Rebounds, REB: Total Rebounds, AST: Assists, STL: Steals, BLK: Blocks, TO: Turnovers, PF: Points For, Eff: Efficiency score, UsgRt: Usage Rate (estimate of the percentage of team plays used by a player), PrRt: Presence Rate, PS: Performance score, O/U: Over/underperform vs. season perf score average

PTS: Points, Poss: Possessions, O-PPP: Points/Possession, Pace: Possessions per 40 Minutes, TS%: True Shooting (weights 3FG, 2FG, FT), eFG%: Effective Field Goal %, ORB%: Offensive Rebound %, DRB%: Defensive Rebound %, TOV%: Turnover %, FT/FGA: Free Throws/FG Attempts

BenchPts: Bench Points, 2ndChance: Second Chance Points, InPaint: Points in the Paint, OffTO: Points Off Turnovers, Fastbreak: Fast break Points, TimePoss: Time Of Possession

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