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Morehead State women's basketball (14-3, 4-0 Ohio Valley Conference) extended its winning streak to nine games by holding on for a 69-66 victory over SIU Edwardsville (5-11, 1-2 OVC) Saturday afternoon at Johnson Arena.

"You need to win your home games," said head coach Greg Todd. "We were fortunate today. It was a great game."

Morehead State led by as many as 14 early in the third quarter, but an ensuing 21-10 run by the Cougars paved the way for a highly competitive final period.

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Despite leading the game for nearly 28 of the contest's 45 extended minutes, Morehead State men's basketball (4-10, 0-1 Ohio Valley Conference) fell to UT Martin (11-6, 1-1 OVC), 81-77, in overtime at the Elam Center.

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Morehead State women's basketball (12-3, 2-0 Ohio Valley Conference) defeated UT Martin (4-11, 1-1 OVC) 89-68 on Saturday night at the Elam Center, snapping a 27-game OVC home winning streak for the Skyhawks.

"I couldn't be happier for our group," said head coach Greg Todd. "We really took care of business."

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Morehead State men's basketball capitalized on a season-high triple-digit scoring output in a 120-77 win over Asbury (Ky.) on Wednesday night at Johnson Arena.

"We took care of business," said interim head coach Preston Spradlin. "We got out of here with a win."

Senior forward Treshaad Williams connected on a perfect 12-of-12 from the field, good for a career-high 24 points. The 6-foot-5 Nashville, Ga. native added eight rebounds, two assists, and a block over just 19 minutes as a starter.

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After making her career debut just last Tuesday at North Florida, Morehead State women's basketball guard Darianne Seward has been named Ohio Valley Conference Newcomer of the Week.

"Darianne makes us a better team," said Eagles head coach Greg Todd. "She also makes us deeper."

Seward recorded 16 points, five rebounds, four assists, and four steals in last week's 84-65 win at North Florida. Last Saturday at Kennesaw State, Seward followed her season debut with 12 points, four rebounds, and three assists as a starter in a 71-50 rout of the Owls.

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Morehead State men's basketball jumped out to a 41-31 halftime lead before falling at Mississippi State on Thursday night, 85-76.

With the loss, the Eagles fall to 3-9 on the year, while the Bulldogs improve to 8-3.

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Trailing by 11 points with just over six minutes to go, Morehead State men's basketball rallied to force overtime, before ultimately falling at Eastern Washington, 88-86, on Tuesday night.

The loss marks the seventh straight for the Eagles as they fall to 2-7 on the year. EWU improved to 8-2 and they are a perfect 7-0 at home.

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Morehead State women's basketball (8-3) defeated North Florida (6-5) 84-65 on Tuesday night at UNF Arena.

"It's a quality win," said head coach Greg Todd. "I'm very happy for our whole team."

Senior Aaliyah Wells led the way for the Eagles, thanks in part to 5-of-9 shooting from three-point range. The 5-foot-8 guard from Shelbyville, Ky. recorded a career-high 25 points, complemented by six rebounds.

Morehead State forced 25 turnovers from the Ospreys, while relinquishing only 15. The Eagles led North Florida 35-11 in points off turnovers.

It certainly pays dividends to get good grades at every level of school, especially elementary school, and now Morehead State Athletics has an incentive for local elementary-age kids who achieve high academic standards and have perfect attendance - free tickets.

MSU is pleased to announce its academic achievement recognition games for elementary students at men's basketball. Athletics would like to congratulate each applicable student with a complimentary ticket (with the purchase of one adult ticket) to our upcoming academic achievement games.

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Junior Miguel Dicent and senior Xavier Moon scored 18 points each as Morehead State men's basketball fell at Lipscomb, 98-84, on Saturday afternoon at Allen Arena.

With the loss, the Eagles have now lost six straight and their record falls to 2-6 on the year.

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Morehead State will host its annual winter soccer program on Sunday, Dec. 11 at Jayne Stadium.

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A trio of senior Morehead State football athletes will be heading to the Sunshine State to participate in postseason all-star games.

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He has no passing yards, rushing totals or receptions, let alone touchdowns.

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No doubt the Morehead State women's basketball team will be the big underdog Wednesday night when it visits No. 20 Kentucky.

But the Eagles are off to a good start, 3-1, and playing with confidence.

There is a whole new mindset since last season's 10-20 campaign.

Credit that mentality to depth, defense, balance and leadership.

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Following a record-setting season and career, Morehead State senior quarterback Austin Gahafer is one of 25 finalists for the Walter Payton Award, which many consider the Football Championship Subdivision equivalent to the Heisman Trophy.

The national awards, which also include the Buck Buchanan Defensive Player of the Year, the Jerry Rice Freshman of the Year and the Eddie Robinson Coach of the Year, are administered by STATS, LLC.

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Senior quarterback Austin Gahafer threw for 295 yards and two touchdowns and rushed for a third in his collegiate finale, and the Morehead State football team closed its 2016 season Saturday with a 31-10 victory at Davidson.

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Sophomore Merideth Jewell and senior Sydney Schuler led the way with ten kills each as Morehead State volleyball concluded its 20

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Morehead State freshman Farah Abdulkarim set the school 10K record, while sophomore Justin Moakler ran the second fastest men's 10K time

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Morehead State senior quarterback Austin Gahafer is one of 40 players named to the College Football Performance Awards Midseason FCS National Performer of the Year Watch List.

A native of Louisville, Ky., Gahafer has already set numerous records this season. Currently he leads the PFL with 2,745 passing yards and 22 touchdowns on 218-of-387 through the air.

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Morehead State men's basketball defeated Cincinnati Christian 101-63 in the Eagles' lone exhibition test of the season on Sunday at Johnson Arena.

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Following record-setting days at Butler Saturday, two Morehead State football athletes have been named Pioneer Football League Players of the Week.

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Senior quarterback Austin Gahafer set the Pioneer Football League career passing record and the Morehead State single-game passing record, while senior slot receiver Jake Raymond and senior kicker Matt Ward also established records as the Eagle football team came off its bye week with a convincing 54-28 win at Butler Saturday.

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Even though the Morehead State rifle team fell short against second-ranked Murray State Saturday at home, several shooters established personal bests in the shoulder-to-shoulder matchup.

Murray State, ranked No. 2 in the Collegiate Rifle Coaches Association poll, finished with 4,700 to the Eagles' 4,603. The Racers set their school record in air rifle.

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Senior Sydney Schuler led the way with 16 kills as Morehead State volleyball swept Jacksonville State on Senior Day at Wetherby Gym on Saturday afternoon.

With the win and the weekend sweep, the Eagles move to 11-15 overall and 7-5 in league play.

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School records fell again Saturday as the Morehead State rifle team defeated North Georgia, 4618-4588, at Button Rifle Range.

The Eagles established the school aggregate and air rifle records, breaking them for the third time just this season.

Freshman Karly Potts was the brightest spot in air competition, shooting a career-best 591. Freshman Jesse Moyer carded a 586, and sophomore Siarra Crum nailed down a 584 in air.

Junior Haley Wilson paced the team in smallbore with a 574, while freshman Sarah Fink tallied a 573.

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For the first time since 2008, the Morehead State men's cross country program has a First-Team All-Ohio Valley Conference performer. And not only one, but two.

Freshman Farah Abdulkarim finished fourth individually at the OVC meet at Percy Warner Park in Nashville Saturday, and sophomore Justin Moakler came across the finish in sixth place to both earn first-team honors. As a team, the Eagle men were third, and the Eagle women finished ninth.

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One of the all-time greatest women's basketball players in Morehead State history and in the state of Kentucky will be honored this season as women's basketball's season-opening home tournament will be the Donna Murphy Classic.

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Following a record-breaking performance Saturday, Morehead State freshman running back Trevor Jones has been named Pioneer Football League co-Offensive Player of the Week.

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Morehead State soccer ended its season at 6-11-2 (3-6-1 Ohio Valley Conference) after a 3-1 loss at Southeast Missouri on Sunday afternoon.

"The girls worked their butts off," said head coach Warren Lipka. "I'm very proud of their effort."

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The Morehead State men's basketball team received two first-place votes and has been picked third in the OVC Eastern Division by OVC media.

The OVC will release its preseason poll and All-OVC team, as voted on by league head coaches and sports information directors, on Wednesday, October 26 during the league's annual Media Day in Nashville.

The media panel picked Belmont as the preseason favorites. Belmont senior forward Evan Bradds was tabbed the OVC Men's Basketball Preseason Player of the Year.

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