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Kelly's 40 leads Morehead State

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

MOREHEAD, Ky. (AP) - Drew Kelly scored a career-high 40 points and pulled down 12 rebounds, and Kareem Storey tied a school record with 16 assists as Morehead State dominated South Dakota 120-83 Thursday night.

Kelly, who had a combined 36 points in his last seven games, finished 14 of 23 from the field and 8 of 12 from 3-point range.

Morehead State (8-5) ripped off an 11-1 run to start the game and never looked back. Kelly scored the team's last nine points of the half as his team opened up a 57-34 halftime lead.

South Dakota (3-8) had no answer for the Eagles, who hit 17 3-pointers during the contest, one short of the school record.

Morehead's Brent Arrington scored 19 while Angelo Warner added 16.

Casey Kasperbauer paced the Coyotes with 15 points off the bench. Trevor Gruis added 14 while Adam Thoseby and Brandon Bos each scored 11.


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