Southeast Missouri State vs Eastern Kentucky

E. Kentucky 63, SE Missouri 59


RICHMOND, Ky. (AP) - Jaron Jones made a free throw with 23 seconds left and the senior guard scored the last eight points of the game for Eastern Kentucky, leading the Colonels to a 63-59 win over Southeast Missouri on Saturday night.

Neither team led by double digits in the game. After a basket by Jones, Southeast Missouri took a 59-57 lead when Leon Powell scored on a layup with 2:06 left in the second half.

But Eastern Kentucky (10-7, 4-1 Ohio Valley Conference) held the Redhawks scoreless the rest of the way. Jones tied the game at 59-all then hit the two go-ahead free throws for the Colonels.

Jones, who finished with 20 points, sealed the victory for Eastern Kentucky with two more free throws. Joshua Jones added 20 points for the Colonels.

Tyler Stone scored 18 points for Southeast Missouri (8-8, 3-1), and Marcus Brister added 14 points and seven rebounds.

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Southeast Missouri State Indians
T. Stone, F358-111-450118
L. Powell, F262-32-66146
M. Brister, G387-90-177514
M. Smith, G385-101-262313
N. Niemczyk, G373-100-02238
M. Porter150-00-04010
L. Nutt70-00-00110
N. Johnson40-10-00000
Totals 25-444-1333131859
Eastern Kentucky Colonels
J. Jones, F345-1010-1251420
E. Stutz, F271-44-43036
D. Riggs, G332-70-23226
J. Jones, G327-124-420120
M. DiNunno, G200-60-02240
J. Allgood152-50-00006
J. Johnson130-12-22012
J. Newby120-30-01210
T. Filipek90-00-02010
T. Knipp51-10-00003
Totals 18-4920-242471763
Ohio Valley
EastConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Jax. State4-112-8150
Tenn. St.3-212-692
Morehead St.3-27-11259
Tenn. Tech3-27-13327
Eastern Ky.1-48-12247
WestConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Murray St.4-110-9197
UT Martin2-312-8147
SE Miss. St.2-37-13302
Austin Peay2-36-13281
Eastern Ill.1-49-9261
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