Morehead State matches up against Tennessee-Martin in the first round of the Ohio Valley Tournament at Municipal Auditorium on Wednesday. It gets started at 7 p.m. EST and you can see it on OVC Digital Network. The Eagles defeated the Skyhawks 88-74 on Jan. 19 and are 8-1 against them over the past four years.
In their last game on Mar. 2, Angelo Warner put up 11 points and six rebounds for the Eagles in a loss to Tennessee Tech, 72-66. He leads the team in steals per game with 1.6 while also putting up 10.8 points per game. For the Skyhawks, Justin Childs put up 20 points and seven rebounds in the 91-58 loss to Austin Peay on Mar. 2. He averages 8.5 points per game in addition to a team-best 1.3 steals per game.
StatSmack! Morehead State is better than Tennessee-Martin
Over the past 10 years, Morehead State has had more players drafted by the NBA than Tennessee-Martin (two vs. one).
Chad Posthumus is ranked 6th in the Ohio Valley in rebounds and 9th in the Ohio Valley in blocks.
That must sting. Morehead State has blown out Tennessee-Martin by 20 points or more on five occasions since 2002.
Morehead State has more NCAA Tournament appearances over the last 10 years than Tennessee-Martin (two vs. zero).