STATESBORO, Ga. (AP)Kalil Thomas scored 21 points to help Morehead State defeat Georgia Southern 74-71 on Wednesday night.

Thomas was 8 of 9 shooting (4 for 5 from distance) for the Eagles (6-5). Mark Freeman scored 13 points while going 3 of 7 from the floor, including 1 for 3 from distance, and 6 for 6 from the line, and added five assists. Alex Gross shot 5 of 9 from the field and 3 for 3 from the line to finish with 13 points.

The Eagles (6-5) were led by Andrei Savrasov, who recorded 22 points, 12 rebounds and two steals. Jalen Finch added 15 points for Georgia Southern. Tai Strickland also had 14 points.

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