Morehead St. beats SE Missouri 61-54 in OVC tourney

EVANSVILLE, Ind. (AP) — Ta’lon Cooper had 17 points off the bench to lift Morehead State to a 61-54 win over Southeast Missouri in the first round of the Ohio Valley Conference tourney. Eric Reed Jr. led the Redhawks with 17 points. Morehead State will play third-seeded Eastern Kentucky or No. 6 seed Austin Peay in the semifinals.