- Associated Press - Saturday, January 23, 2016

MURRAY, Ky. (AP) - Bryce Jones scored 16 points and Murray State cruised to a 70-54 victory over SIU-Edwardsville on Saturday night.

Jeffery Moss made three 3-pointers and finished with 15 points for Murray State (10-10, 4-3 Ohio Valley). Damarcus Croaker had 12 points and Wayne Langston added 11 for the Racers. Gee McGhee had a game-high eight rebounds and chipped in five points.

Keenan Simmons, Carlos Anderson and Grant Fiorentinos scored eight points apiece for SIU-Edwardsville (4-16, 1-7), which has lost nine of its last ten games.

Murray State started on an 11-0 run, built a 35-25 halftime lead and led by double digits the rest of the way.

Langston made a jumper to open the second half, sparking a 22-12 spurt and the Racers had a 20-point lead with 11:29 remaining. Jones scored eight points and Moss added six during the stretch.

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