TIGERS ROLL PAST MOREHEAD STATE IN REGIONALLY-TELEVISED CONTEST
NASHVILLE --- Tennessee State turned in an impressive performance in its first home televised game in five years as the Tigers rolled past Morehead State 100-65 in an Ohio Valley Conference game. Playing before more than 6,600 fans and a FSN South audience, the Tigers raced to an early lead and then finished strong to take the 35-point victory. The Tigers used a balanced scoring attack and 53 percent field goal shooting for the game en route to the win. TSU forced Morehead State into 14 first-half turnovers and led 48-31 at halftime. In the second half, the Tigers used a 13-0 run that began near the seven-minute mark. The Tigers biggest lead of 37 points came in the game's final minute of play. The Tigers finished the game making 15-of-33 3-point field goals. TSU also held a 38-24 rebounding advantage. Kareem Grant led TSU's scoring attack with 20 points off the bench. Roshaun Bowens added 16, while Wayne Arnold and Bruce Price tallied 14 each. Ron Flowers had 12. Morehead State (9-12, 3-7) was led by Chad McKnight's 15 points. Ramon Kelly added 14. The Eagles shot 50 percent (22-44), but finished with 26 turnovers. TSU plays at Eastern Illinois on Thursday night.