Robert Covington had 17 points and eight rebounds to lead Tennessee State to a 72-68 victory over No. 9 Murray State on Thursday night, handing the Racers their first loss of the season.
Isaiah Canaan had 31 points and six rebounds for host Murray State (23-1, 11-1 Ohio Valley Conference), which was the last unbeaten team in Division I.
Murray State had won the last eight meetings against Tennessee State (16-10, 9-4) dating to 2008-09.
Covington hit a three-pointer with 4 minutes left that gave Tennessee State a 65-62 lead.
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The Tigers led 69-68 when a turnover gave Murray State the ball with 11.2 seconds to play. Tennessee State stole the inbounds pass. Covington was fouled with 9.7 seconds left but he missed both free throws.
Canaan turned the ball over and committed a foul with 3.5 seconds to play. Kenny Moore made two free throws to make it a three-point lead.
Murray State again turned the ball over on a long inbounds pass and Jordan Cyphers made one of two free throws to seal the upset.
No. 20 Mississippi St. 70, Mississippi 60: Arnett Moultrie scored 18 points, Dee Bost dished a career-high 13 assists and host Mississippi State easily beat Mississippi.
It was another efficient performance for the 6-foot-11 Moultrie, who was 9-for-14 from the field. Moultrie had plenty of easy looks thanks to several nice passes from Bost, who had eight assists in the first half as the Bulldogs built a 40-27 lead.
The 6-foot-2 senior's 13 assists were the most by an SEC player this season.
Mississippi State (19-5, 6-3 Southeastern Conference) scored the first eight points and never trailed. Renardo Sidney added 14 points and Rodney Hood scored 10 for the Bulldogs.
Reginald Buckner had 15 points and nine rebounds for Ole Miss (14-9, 4-5), which has lost three of four.
Mississippi State's 13-game home winning streak is tied for the program's second-longest since Humphrey Coliseum opened in 1975. The Bulldogs have a chance to tie the record on Saturday against Georgia.
No. 21 Wisconsin 68, Minnesota 61 (OT): Jordan Taylor scored 27 points for his first college win in his home state, and Wisconsin gutted out an overtime victory at Minnesota. The Badgers (19-6, 8-4 Big Ten) failed to score over the last 7½ -plus minutes of the second half while the Gophers (17-8, 5-7) dug out of a 13-point hole.
Northern Kentucky 77, Indianapolis 61: Ethan Faulkner had 15 points and a career-high seven rebounds to lead host Northern Kentucky (18-4, 10-4 Great Lakes Valley Conference) over Indianapolis (16-6 overall, 9-5). Senior center DeAndre Nealy tied a school record by blocking eight shots. His season total of 65 is eight shy of the school record.
Campbellsville 58, Pikeville 57: Jordan Myers hit a three-pointer from the left corner with 19 seconds left to lift host Campbellsville (17-8, 6-6 Mid-South) over defending NAIA champion Pikeville. Pikeville's Chris McHenry led all scorers with 22 points, including four threes.
Campbellsville 93, Pikeville 48: Junior Courtney Clifton scored 17 points off the bench, and host Campbellsville (17-9, 7-5 Mid-South) crushed Pikeville (4-21, 0-13).