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OHIO VALLEY CONFERENCE MEN'S TOURNAMENT - SEMIFINAL
Final
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26-4, 16-2 Conf

Morant hits winner, sends Murray St. to OVC final

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Morant's heroics help Murray State advance to title game (1:41)

Ja Morant sinks the game winner, part of a 29-point performance, sending Murray State past Jacksonville State and onto the OVC title game. (1:41)

EVANSVILLE, Ind. -- Ja Morant scored 29 points that included a three-point play with eight seconds left to give Murray State a 76-74 victory over Jacksonville State on Friday night in an Ohio Valley Conference tournament semifinal.

Shaq Buchanan had 13 points for Murray State (26-4). Darnell Cowart added 11 points and 12 rebounds. KJ Williams had 10 points.

Jason Burnell had 22 points, 11 rebounds and 5 assists for the Gamecocks (24-9). Jamall Gregory added 18 points. Christian Cunningham had 15 points, 12 rebounds and 3 blocks.

Los Angeles Lakers president of basketball operations Earvin "Magic" Johnson and Arizona Cardinals wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald were in attendance.