NASHVILLE, TN – Jewaun Long’s driving layup with just seconds remaining gave Murray State a 54-52 win over Tennessee State in Saturday’s Ohio Valley Conference championship game.
The Racers (30-1. 15-1 OVC) were led by Isaiah Canaan and Donte Poole, who each scored 14 points. Robert Covington led Tennessee State (20-12, 11-5) with 14 points as well.
John Tautges and Tom Brennan called the action on the Westwood One Radio Network.
(Isaiah Canaan’s layup makes it 29-27 Racers)
(Robert Covington puts Tennessee State ahead 5 with a three)
(Canaan’s triple puts Murray State in front 41-40)
(Another Covington bomb makes it 48-43)
(Jewaun Long’s basket puts the Racers ahead 54-52 with 4.4 remaining)
(Tennessee State’s final chance to tie or win with a three)
(Isaiah Canaan’s postgame interview)
(Steve Prohm’s postgame interview)
(Postgame recap from John Tautges and Tom Brennan)