Morehead State Rolls Past Asbury 120-77

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MOREHEAD, Ky. (AP) – Treshaad Williams scored 24 points and grabbed eight rebounds to lead Morehead State to an easy 120-77 win over NAIA Asbury on Wednesday night.

Williams finished a perfect 12 of 12 from the field and led six Eagles in double figures. All 11 Eagles scored at least five points. DeJaun Marrero finished with 16 points and 10 boards, while Lamontray Harris and Ty’Quan Bitting each added 15 points for Morehead State (4-9). Harris had a game-high 14 boards.

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Morehead State made 52 field goals and had 26 assists. The Eagles blitzed Asbury on the boards, winning the rebounding battle by 33 (76-43).

Austin Kindred scored 16 points to lead Asbury. Daulton Peters added 14.

Morehead State led 59-47 at the break and stretched its lead past 20, 77-56, on a Jordan Walker layup with 12:59 left. Asbury never got back within that mark.

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Alex Risen joined the ABC 36 News team in October of 2011 as ABC 36’s Weekend Sports Anchor/ Sports Reporter. Alex can also be seen Friday nights co-anchoring the Highschool Highlight Reel. Alex started out in the broadcast business while still in college at the University of Kentucky, heading up the school’s daily student news network as the Sports Director. He made his commercial televsion debut in May of 2011 while at WYMT in Hazard, Kentucky as co-host of a weekly, half-hour high school sports program previewing area schools’ games on Friday nights and as a morning sports anchor. Alex has also spent time as an intern at ESPN in the Statistics and Analysis department, as a production assistant for NBC Sports horse racing and Sunday Night Football productions, and as an intern for WLKY in his hometown of Louisville, KY. Alex graduated from Saint Xavier High School in 2007 and earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Journalism and Political Science from the University of Kentucky in 2010 where he graduated magna cum laude from the Honors Program. He’s excited to be covering his passion in his home state and make Central Kentucky his home for years to come. Alex can be reached at ARisen@wtvq.com