Walker scores 22 to lift Morehead St. over UT-Martin 85-77

MOREHEAD, Ky. -- Jordan Walker scored 22 points with seven rebounds, Ta'lon Cooper hit 4 of 5 3-pointers to add 14 points with three assists and Morehead State beat UT Martin 85-77 on Saturday to win its fifth straight at home.

Djimon Henson scored 14 points off the bench and James Baker scored 10 points for the Eagles (11-12, 5-5 Ohio Valley Conference), who made 9 of 18 3-pointers (50%). Justin Thomas made six assists.

Parker Stewart grabbed eight rebounds and tied his career high with 33 points for the Skyhawks (6-15, 2-8), who made just 5 of 21 from long distance (26%). Quinton Dove made 11 of 15 free throws and scored 24 points and grabbed 13 rebounds and Derek Hawthorne Jr. added 18 points with four steals.

Morehead State plays Southern Illinois-Edwardsville on the road on Thursday. UT Martin faces Tennessee Tech at home on Thursday.


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