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E. Kentucky 73, Morehead St. 65

RICHMOND, Ky. (AP) -- Mike Rose scored 23 points and hit two game-clinching free throws to lead Eastern Kentucky to a 73-65 victory over Morehead State on Tuesday night.

Eastern (9-6, 4-3 Ohio Valley Conference) led 63-46 with 4:53 remaining, but the Eagles (9-6, 5-2) rallied, using a 15-2 run to pull to 65-61 with 1:22 left.

Morehead could get no closer as the Colonels used 8-of-8 free-throw shooting in the final minute to secure the win.

Julian Mascoll added 17 points for Eastern, followed by Darnell Dialls and Adam Leonard with 10 points each.

Rose, who connected on five of his team's eight 3-point shots, scored five of Eastern's first seven points as the Colonels raced to a 7-2 lead.

Morehead committed 16 turnovers in the first half, including six in a row. The Eagles managed just 10 points in the final 10 minutes of the half.

Shaun Williams led the Eagles with 18 points. Maze Stallworth added 14 and Cecil Brown had 10.