NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP)Mark Freeman’s 30 points in the Ohio Valley Conference opener to led Morehead State over Tennessee State 83-75 on Thursday.

Freeman shot 9 for 15 (4 for 5 from 3-point range) and 8 of 8 from the free throw line for the Eagles (8-6). Jake Wolfe scored 14 points while shooting 5 for 8 (1 for 3 from 3-point range) and 3 of 5 from the free throw line. Drew Thelwell shot 5 for 8, including 3 for 5 from beyond the arc to finish with 13 points.

Jr. Clay finished with 18 points and three steals for the Tigers (8-6). Christian Brown added 16 points and seven rebounds for Tennessee State. Marcus Fitzgerald Jr. also recorded 15 points and two steals.

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Both teams next play Saturday. Morehead State visits UT Martin while Tennessee State hosts Little Rock.

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