NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Kenny Moore scored 19 points and pulled down 11 rebounds to help Tennessee State earn a comeback victory over Morehead State 70-64 on Sunday night.
The Tigers (5-6, 2-1 Ohio Valley Conference) trailed 57-53 with 1:27 remaining in regulation, but two free throws from Wil Peters and a jumper from Patrick Miller with 52 seconds left tied the score at 57.
Moore broke a 62-62 tie with 1:36 left in overtime after nailing a 3-pointer and followed that with a free throw to extend Tennessee State's lead to 66-62 with 53 seconds to play.
The Tigers made 4 of 4 from the free-throw line the rest of the way to post their fourth consecutive victory after losing five straight.
Morehead State (6-5, 2-1) was led by Kenneth Faried, who grabbed a game-high 17 rebounds and scored 15 points.
Tennessee State shot 61.9 percent in the second half (13 of 21) to force overtime.
Mike Brey is looking at former Notre Dame players to fill two assistant jobs that have opened up with the departures of Martin Ingelsby and Anthony Solomon.
Purdue's 2016-17 prospects got a jolt Wednesday when forward Caleb Swanigan announced he will return for his sophomore season.
Clemson's Jaron Blossomgame says he is withdrawing from the NBA draft and returning to school for a final season.
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