Murray State stays perfect in win over Redhawks

Isaiah Canaan had 32 points and the 10th-ranked 73 victory over the Southeast Missouri State Redhawks.

The only unbeaten team left in the Division I ranks trailed by 11 early in the second half, but that all changed with a big 14-2 run.

Jewuan Long added 13 points for the Racers (22-0, 10-0 OVC), who set the Ohio Valley Conference record for the best start to a season. Ivan Aska ended with 10 points and 11 rebounds, while Donte Poole had 11 points.

Murray State, which has won 18 straight games at home, made up for a 40.4- percent shooting effort with eight three-pointers and 27 makes from the foul line.

Marcus Brister finished with 17 points and eight boards for the Redhawks (12-10, 7-3), who had a two-game winning streak snapped. Corey Wilford donated 15 points.