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Canaan, Murray State beat Western Kentucky 75-70

Canaan, Murray State beat Western Kentucky 75-70

MURRAY, Ky. (AP) Isaiah Canaan had 21 points and five assists to lead Murray State to its fifth straight victory, 75-70 over Western Kentucky in a nonconference game Sunday.

Canaan scored eight of his points during a 14-2 run by the Racers (8-1) that turned a 54-52 deficit with 7:17 remaining into a 66-56 advantage at the 3:34 mark.

The Hilltoppers (8-3), who had won six straight, cut their deficit to 68-64 with 1:54 left after two consecutive 3-pointers by Brandon Harris, who led them with a career-high 23 points after coming in averaging 4.2.

A layup by Dexter Fields pushed Murray State's lead back to six, 70-64, and the Racers hit five free throws in the final minute, three by Canaan, to secure the victory.

Ed Daniel added 16 points, Fields 14 and Stacy Wilson 13 for Murray State.

Teeng Akol scored 14 points and George Fant 10 for Western Kentucky.

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Twitter reacts to Giannis Antetokounmpo's headbutt of Moe Wagner

Twitter reacts to Giannis Antetokounmpo's headbutt of Moe Wagner

During the Wizards matchup with the Milwaukee Bucks on Tuesday night, a tension-filled moment between Giannis Antetokounmpo and Moe Wagner escalated to the point where Antetokounmpo headbutted Wagner, leading to an ejection.

A wild moment featuring one of the biggest names in the NBA, Twitter immediately erupted, with numerous different reactions and emotions being shared through social media.

Wizards star Bradley Beal chimed in, showing dissatisfaction with what transpired.

Others felt as if Antetokounmpo may have found himself in the wrong bubble.

Many saw the move and instantly saw its similarities to other infamous headbutts in the world of sports. Zinedine Zidane's 2006 World Cup fiasco that resulted in a red card was a popular choice, as was John Starks headbutting of Reggie Miller.

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Giannis Antetokounmpo ejected for headbutting Moe Wagner in Wizards-Bucks game

Giannis Antetokounmpo ejected for headbutting Moe Wagner in Wizards-Bucks game

Wizards big man Moe Wagner has a knack for getting under the skin of his opponents and on Tuesday night it led to the reigning MVP, Giannis Antetokounmpo, getting ejected.

Wagner first took a charge on Antetokounmpo and the two were separated. But Antetokounmpo tracked Wagner down and headbutted him. 

Not surprisingly, the refs tossed Antetokounmpo after watching the replay. That will likely cost him some money and possibly a suspension as well. Milwaukee's final regular season game is Thursday against the Grizzlies. They will then begin the postseason as the No. 1 seed in the Eastern Conference.

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With Antetokounmpo out, the Bucks were left playing without most of their best players. Eric Bledsoe and Khris Middleton were already not playing.

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