Thomas leads Morehead State against UT Martin after 20-point outing

UT Martin Skyhawks (18-12, 10-7 OVC) at Morehead State Eagles (20-10, 13-4 OVC)

Morehead, Kentucky; Saturday, 3 p.m. EST

BOTTOM LINE: Morehead State hosts the UT Martin Skyhawks after Kalil Thomas scored 20 points in Morehead State’s 69-63 victory over the Eastern Illinois Panthers.

The Eagles have gone 13-2 in home games. Morehead State is seventh in the OVC with 30.1 points per game in the paint led by Alex Gross averaging 9.3.

The Skyhawks are 10-7 in OVC play. UT Martin is 4-1 in one-possession games.

TOP PERFORMERS: Mark Freeman is averaging 14.8 points and 3.7 assists for the Eagles. Drew Thelwell is averaging 11.8 points over the last 10 games for Morehead State.

Jordan Sears is averaging 14.7 points for the Skyhawks. Parker Stewart is averaging 14.6 points over the past 10 games for UT Martin.

LAST 10 GAMES: Eagles: 9-1, averaging 68.5 points, 31.6 rebounds, 13.0 assists, 5.1 steals and 4.3 blocks per game while shooting 45.1% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 61.2 points per game.

Skyhawks: 6-4, averaging 82.4 points, 36.0 rebounds, 14.4 assists, 6.1 steals and 3.6 blocks per game while shooting 47.7% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 79.0 points.


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