Ohio Valley Tournament - Morehead State vs Southern Illinois-Edwardsville Final: 72-68 - Recap

Morehead State got 23 points from Malek Green en route to a 72-68 victory over Southern Illinois-Edwardsville on Wednesday at Ford Center.

Bettors who backed Morehead State were disappointed, as they failed to cover the closing number of -5.0.

Jordan Walker had 14 points for Morehead State and James Baker chipped in with 13 points. A.J. Hicks had 9 assists for them, while James Baker was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 8 boards.

Southern Illinois-Edwardsville got a 17-point performance from Brandon Jackson, who was supported by 14 points from Jaylen McCoy. David McFarland had 5 assists in a losing cause for Southern Illinois-Edwardsville, while Brandon Jackson grabbed 9 rebounds.

First-half bettors who backed Morehead State were victorious, as the score was $HalfScore at the break.

The rebound battle favored Southern Illinois-Edwardsville as they grabbed 30 boards, while Morehead State only had 29