NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Jarvis Williams had 20 points and 10 rebounds, and three other Murray State players reached double figures Sunday night in a 68-59 victory over Drake in the Challenge in Music City.
T.J. Sapp hit two 3-pointers during a 10-0 run to give Murray State a 54-48 lead with 5:46 to play. Chris Caird scored four points and Gary Ricks Jr. split a pair of free throws to pull Drake within 56-53 with 4:27 left. The Racers then forced four turnovers while closing on a 12-6 run to seal it.
Williams was 7 of 12 from the field and 6 of 6 from the line. Justin Seymour had 14 points, Sapp scored 11 and Cameron Payne had 10 points for Murray State (3-4).
Ricks Jr., scored 17 points, Caird 16 and Reed Timmer 13 for Drake (1-6).