RICHMOND, Ky. (AP) -- Mike Rose scored 15 points as Eastern Kentucky completed a season sweep of Murray State with a 60-47 win on Thursday night.
The Colonels (12-10, 9-5 Ohio Valley Conference) made 13 3-pointers and held the Racers (14-9, 10-5) to a season-low in total points, and just three field goals from the 3-point line.
Rose led the Colonels' long-range barrage with four 3-pointers, while Justin Stommes followed with three.
Darnell Dialls added 14 points and Stommes had 13.
Eastern's first seven baskets came from long range and eight of the Colonels' 10 field goals in the first half came from behind the arc.
Despite Eastern's hot start, the teams combined for just three points in the final 10 minutes of the half as the Colonels held the Racers scoreless for a 29-16 halftime lead.
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