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2019 Schedule
5-12, 7th in OVC
Bluiett torching the nets early (0:36)
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Morehead St. names Preston Spradlin head coach

Preston Spradlin was named Morehead State's head coach when Sean Woods resigned in December. The school lifted the interim label Thursday when it named Spradlin head coach.

Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer 

Morehead State is expected to promote interim head coach Preston Spradlin to the permanent job, sources told ESPN. Took over for Sean Woods.

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2017 OVC basketball tournament: Bracket and schedule

The Ohio Valley Conference tournament began on Wednesday night and will run through Saturday in Nashville. Check out the conference tournament bracket, and check back for updates as title games from each conference go final.

Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer 

It's only January 3, and there are already four programs without a permanent head coach: South Florida, George Washington, Drake and Morehead State.

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Morehead St. coach resigns after investigation

Morehead State men's basketball coach Sean Woods has resigned following an investigation into alleged physical abuse of his players.

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Parent: Morehead St. coach head-butted my son

Edson Maitland, the father of Malik Maitland, said his son told him he was head-butted by suspended Morehead State coach Sean Woods last season.

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Morehead State head coach charged with battery

Suspended Morehead State coach Sean Woods has been charged with battery after allegedly hitting two of his players during and after a game.

Purdue's Edwards slides along baseline and finishes strong (0:14)
Morehead State's Moon dives into crowd, recovers to hit 3 (0:45)
2016 CBI Trophy presented to Nevada Wolf Pack (1:57)
Postgame interview with Nevada Head Coach Eric Musselman on winning CBI Championship and being "happy as all getup" (0:48)
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Tyron Criswell gives Nevada CBI title

Tyron Criswell's bucket in the final seconds of overtime put Nevada up for good to beat Morehead State in the deciding game of the CBI tournament finals.

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CBI finals headed to overtime

After two games and 40 minutes in the third game, the CBI finals between Nevada and Morehead State is in overtime.

Halftime interview with Nevada head coach Eric Musselman (0:39)
MORE vs. NEV Postgame Breakdown. (1:26)
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When an alley-oop goes wrong

Nevada thought it had two easy points in the form of a big alley-oop, but the attempt rimmed out and Morehead State made the Wolf Pack pay. (Game 1 of the CBI final is on ESPNU)

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Powerful one-handed dunk in CBI finals

Nevada's Cameron Oliver slammed one home with authority against Morehead State in Game 1 of the CBI finals. (Live on ESPNU)

UT Martin reaches first Ohio Valley final

Jacolby Mobley had 22 points, and Twymond Howard had 21, as Tennessee-Martin knocked off Morehead State 83-70 in their Ohio Valley semifinal. The Skyhawks will next face Austin Peay, which upset top seed Belmont, for a spot in the NCAA tournament. Box score

Tennessee-Martin leads Morehead St. at half

Twymond Howard leads all scorers with 13, while Jacolby Mobley has 11 as the Skyhawks lead the Eagles 40-37 at halftime in their OVC semifinal. The winner will face the No. 8 seed Austin Peay, which upset top seed Belmont, in the finals. Box score

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Ex-college player set for Aussie football debut

Jason Holmes will make a bit of American sporting history this weekend, when he becomes the first U.S. born-and-raised player to compete at the top level of Australian rules football.

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Davidson, Pitt to meet at MSG in Gotham Classic

Davidson and Pittsburgh, which both return four starters from last season, will meet in the Showcase Round of the fourth annual Gotham Classic at Madison Square Garden on Dec. 20.

Murray State hangs on, extends streak

They're not quite unbeaten Kentucky, but the Racers have the second-longest win streak in the nation, and stretched it to 25 games with a nail-biting win over Morehead State in the OVC tournament.

Murray State survives

The Racers overcome a double-digit deficit in the second half to rally past Morehead State and win 80-77 for their 25th victory in a row. Cameron Payne scored 25 and Jarvis Williams added 23 points and 10 boards in the win. Box score

Team Stats

Points Per Game73.4
Rebounds Per Game37.1
Assists Per Game12.5
Points Allowed78.6319th

Tournament History

Final Fours0
Tournament Record6-8
Championship SeasonsNone
Tournament Appearances7