Jan 16, 2014 9:38 PM
MOREHEAD, Ky. (AP) - Brent Arrington scored 18 points Thursday and shot 4 of 8 from beyond the arc as Morehead State topped Southeast Missouri State 80-67.
Drew Kelly scored 16, Angelo Warner added 14 and the Eagles (12-7, 3-1 Ohio Valley) were outshot 45.5 percent to 41.8 percent but scored 24 free-throw points to 10 for the Redhawks.
Jarekious Bradley had 11 straight points and Southeast Missouri (9-9, 1-4) led until Billy Reader's jumper at 4:13 put Morehead State up 23-22 and the Eagles led 31-22 at halftime.
An 11-2 second-half run brought the Redhawks to within two, but the Eagles led until Nino Johnson's layup tied it at 54. The Eagles ripped an 8-2 run and led 63-56 with 4:50 to go, then Arrington hit back-to-back treys and Kelly added another to keep the Redhawks at arm's length down the stretch.
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