MOREHEAD, Ky. -- Kenneth Faried scored 23 points and grabbed 23 rebounds and Morehead State rallied in the second half to beat Tennessee State 72-65 on Thursday night.
The Eagles trailed from the first basket until 2:55 left, outscoring the Tigers 30-9 in the final 12:30.
Ty Proffit, who was 3 of 7 from 3-point range, added 15 points and Demonte Harper had 14 for Morehead State (14-8, 6-4 Ohio Valley Conference).
The Tigers (10-10, 7-3) shot 51.1 percent from the field (23 of 45) and led 42-33 at halftime. However, the Eagles outrebounded Tennessee State 42-23.
Purdue coach Matt Painter says players haven't used the fifth-year graduate transfer rule for its true intent.
The dust has settled after players made their NBA draft decisions. Which college teams won? Which lost? Well, Villanova is pretty happy. USC, meanwhile, might not be as thrilled.
The 2017 recruiting class is short on point guards, with Trevon Duval leading only eight prospects from the ESPN 60 who are still available.
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