EVANSVILLE, Ind. (AP) Ta'lon Cooper came off the bench to score 17 points to carry No. 2 seed Morehead State to a 61-54 win over Southeast Missouri in the first round of the Ohio Valley Conference Tourney on Wednesday night.
Johni Broome had 14 points and 11 rebounds for Morehead State (21-7). Devon Cooper added 12 points. Skyelar Potter had six rebounds.
Southeast Missouri totaled 20 first-half points, a season low for the team.