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Men's Basketball Shoots for History Thursday Night at Tennessee State

Feb 10, 2021

Credit MSU Athletics

Even with a game with the top two teams in the OVC looming this weekend, Morehead State men's basketball is focused on one thing alone - preparing for Tennessee State.

The Eagles and Tigers will square off in Nashville, Tenn., Thursday night at 9 p.m. ET with MSU looking to tie the program record with its 12th consecutive victory.

The Eagles (15-6/12-2 OVC) sit in second place in the OVC race. The Tigers are just 3-14 and 2-12 in the league, but the record is somewhat deceiving. TSU lost five of its league games by a combined 14 points, and two of its three conference wins are at home in the Gentry Center.

Morehead State has not been defeated in 2021, with 11 straight victories. The program record is 12 by the 1983-84 squad, which finished 25-6 and won the OVC Tournament and an opening round NCAA Tournament game. Morehead State's 12 OVC wins this season is also the third best in a single season in program history.

The game will air live on ESPN+ as well as MSUEagles.com (WIVY-96.3 FM audio).