Morehead State vs Jacksonville State

Morehead St. 63, Jacksonville St. 55


JACKSONVILLE, Ala. (AP) - Drew Kelly scored 20 points to lead Morehead State past Jacksonville State 63-55 on Thursday night.

Jacksonville State (5-12, 0-4 Ohio Valley Conference) closed the gap to 54-53 with 1:43 left in the second half behind two Stephen Hall free throws. But Kelly knocked down a jumper and two free throws to extend the Eagles' lead to 58-53 with only 20 seconds left to play.

Jacksonville State outshot Morehead State from the field 50 percent (19 of 38) to 43.8 percent (21 of 48) but allowed the Eagles to score 19 second-chance points off of 13 offensive rebounds.

Morehead State (8-8, 2-1) got 22 points from its bench compared to just 10 for Jacksonville State.

Hall led Jacksonville State with 15 points and nine rebounds.

The Gamecocks entered halftime with a 27-23 lead but were outscored 40-28 in the second half.

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Morehead State Eagles
D. Kelly, F326-117-821220
J. Percell, F121-20-01012
T. Proffitt, G311-76-85429
L. Austin, G282-40-01334
M. Holden, G262-60-01026
K. Owens213-61-211137
A. Warner204-61-231310
D. Mathieu151-50-00312
M. Chavis61-11-20013
W. Bailey40-00-02010
D. Atkinson30-00-00000
D. Ferguson20-00-00010
Totals 21-4816-2231132063
Jacksonville State Gamecocks
S. Hall, F295-85-890415
N. Cook, F271-11-21253
B. Williams, G355-101-423212
R. Boggs, G293-40-02216
M. Leggett, G243-41-24409
T. Gaines180-30-03020
D. Rackley171-50-11103
G. White161-34-61207
R. Mafra50-00-01020
Totals 19-3812-2324141655
Ohio Valley
EastConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Morehead St.10-614-16200
Jax. State9-720-15151
Tenn. St.8-817-13161
Tenn. Tech8-812-20277
Eastern Ky.5-1112-19248
WestConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
UT Martin10-622-13164
SE Missouri St.9-715-18274
Murray St.8-816-17230
Austin Peay7-911-19261
Eastern Ill.6-1014-15265
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