EVANSVILLE, Ind. (AP) Johni Broome scored a career-high 27 points on 12-of-19 shooting and grabbed 12 rebounds and Morehead State cruised to a 86-71 win over top-seeded Belmont on Saturday in the Ohio Valley Conference tournament championship game.
Skyelar Potter made 7 of 11 from the field and finished with 22 points and 13 rebounds for No. 2 seed Morehead State (23-7). DeVon Cooper scored 14 points and Ta'lon Cooper added 10.
The Eagles clinched their first berth in the NCAA tournament since 2011 and won their fifth OVC tourney title.