OVC Championship Highlights: Murray St. 54 – Tennessee St. 52

03/03/2012

NASHVILLE, TN – Jewaun Long’s driving layup with just seconds remaining gave Murray State a 54-52 win over Tennessee State in Saturday’s Ohio Valley Conference championship game.

The Racers (30-1. 15-1 OVC)  were led by Isaiah Canaan and Donte Poole, who each scored 14 points. Robert Covington led Tennessee State (20-12, 11-5) with 14 points as well.

John Tautges and Tom Brennan called the action on the Westwood One Radio Network.

(Isaiah Canaan’s layup makes it 29-27 Racers)

(Robert Covington puts Tennessee State ahead 5 with a three)

(Canaan’s triple puts Murray State in front 41-40)

(Another Covington bomb makes it 48-43)

(Jewaun Long’s basket puts the Racers ahead 54-52 with 4.4 remaining)

(Tennessee State’s final chance to tie or win with a three)

(Isaiah Canaan’s postgame interview)

(Steve Prohm’s postgame interview)

(Postgame recap from John Tautges and Tom Brennan)

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