NASSAU, Bahamas -- For a second consecutive night in the Bahamas, Murray State sophomore guard Tevin Brown got hot.

The Fairhope, Alabama, native followed up his 21-6-5 performance on Friday night in a win over Bahamas Select with another 19 points in Saturday's 115-61 victory over Abaco Elite in Kendal Isaacs National Gymnasium.

He went 4-for-6 from the behind the arc and 7-for-10 from the floor, adding six rebounds, two assists and no turnovers in the victory.

Brown was one of seven Racers to find double figures in the victory. Senior guard Jaiveon Eaves scored 18 points, thanks to 4-for-7 shooting from three, and he buried back-to-back 3-pointers late in the first quarter to help the Racers build an early 33-19 advantage.

MSU outrebounded Abaco Elite 59-42, and of the 15 offensive boards collected by the Racers, seven of them belonged to forward Devin Gilmore (10 points, 13 rebounds).

This starting lineup consisted of Da'Quan Smith (six points, four assists), Chico Carter (13 points, six assists), Brown, Gilmore and KJ Williams, who added 12 points on 6-for-10 shooting in 13:51 of action.

MSU freshman point guard Noah Kamba added 10 bench points with five assists, six rebounds and three turnovers. His classmate, forward Demond Robinson, was cleared of his concussion protocol and dressed, scoring six points with three rebounds in 14:35.

The Racers shot 64% inside the arc, while the defense held Abaco Elite to 19-for-78 (24.4%) from the floor and 11-for-39 from the arc. AIE was led by Godfrey Rolle's 18 points, which included a 4-for-6 effort from 3-point range.

Anthony Smith, who missed most of last season with a broken ankle, followed up his 7-for-7 Friday performance by shooting 5-for-7 on Saturday for 12 points and seven rebounds in 14 bench minutes.

The final contest of MSU's three-game schedule in the Bahamas is today at noon Central Time, when the Racers face the Commonwealth Giants.

Live stats of the game can be found at http://bbfn.web.geniussports.com/.

MURRAY STATE 115, AIE 61

AIE 19 14 11 17 - 61

MSU 31 24 33 27 - 115

AIE - Godfrey Rolle 18, Lio Gedeon 16, Kevin Altidor 16, Jaron Cornish 10, Tevin Hudson 1.

FG: 19-78. 3PT: 8-39 (Rolle 4, Gedeon 2, Cornish, Altidor). FT: 15-21. Reb: 42. Ast: 10 (Cornish 5). TO: 18.

Racers - Tevin Brown 19, Jaiveon Eaves 18, Chico Carter 13, Anthony Smith 12, Devin Gilmore 10, KJ Williams 10, Noah Kamba 10, Da'Quan Smith 6, Demond Robinson 6, Matt Smith 6, Jason Holliday 3.

FG: 43-83. 3PT: 7-27 (Brown 4, Eaves 2, Carter). FT: 22-26. Reb: 59 (Gilmore 13). Ast: 22 (Carter 6, Kamba 5, D. Smith 4). TO: 13.

(0) comments

Welcome to the discussion.

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
PLEASE TURN OFF YOUR CAPS LOCK.
Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.

Thank you for Reading!

Please log in, or sign up for a new account and purchase a subscription to read or post comments.