Morehead State shot 53 percent from the field, including hitting 10 3-pointers, while holding Tennessee State to 36 percent. The Eagles also won the rebounding battle 34-30, and are plus-66 in rebounding margin over their last 10 games. Morehead State has led the OVC in rebounding each of the past six seasons.
The Eagles opened on a 16-6 run and never trailed, pushing their lead as high as 16 in the second half.
Christian Mekowulu scored 20 points to lead the Tigers (5-19, 2-7), who have lost six of eight.