Friday, December 19, 2014

Hot Shooting Murray State Dismantles Alcorn State

Murray State 94
Alcorn State 56

Final from Murray, Kentucky

Game recap by MSU:

The Murray State Racers won their 200th game at the CFSB Center with a 94-56 victory Wednesday over the Alcorn State Braves. In their 17th season in the arena, MSU is 200-34 for an amazing winning percentage of 85 percent.

The Racers (7-4) pushed their winning streak to five and their home win streak to four.

Jarvis Williams led a quartet of Racers in double-figure scoring with 22 points and MSU also got a season-high 21 points from T.J. Sapp. Cameron Payne was an assist from a double-double with 14 points, while Jeffery Moss tossed in 10 points and six rebounds.

Williams helped the Racers start fast when he scored 11 points in the first nine minutes of the half. His rebound and score at the 11:00 mark gave MSU a 17-11 lead. Sapp hit the Racers' first three 3-pointers. His third pushed MSU in front 22-13 at 9:56.

MSU finished the half with a 10-0 run capped by a buzzer 3-pointer from Moss to give the Racers a 40-24 lead.

The Racers' run went all the way to 16-0 at the start of the second half for a 53-26 lead when Sapp hit a three with 16:37 left.

MSU eventually pushed ahead of ASU 88-46 with 2:29 remaining.

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