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Tennessee State vs Jacksonville State

Jacksonville St. 72, Tennessee St. 65

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JACKSONVILLE, Ala. (AP) - Brian Williams scored 17 points as Jacksonville State held off Tennessee State 72-65 Saturday to snap a four-game skid and post the Gamecocks' first Ohio Valley Conference win of the season.

Jacksonville State (6-12, 1-4) never trailed and led 39-22 at halftime.

With the Gamecocks ahead 51-38, Robert Covington scored eight points in a 10- 2 run to get the Tigers (8-9, 1-3) within five, at 53-48 with 5:16 left.

Jacksonville State pulled away with an 8-2 spurt and hit 13 of 16 free throws in the final 1:46.

Ronnie Boggs added 12 points and Dion Waiters 10 for the Gamecocks, who outshot Tennessee State 50 percent (24 of 48) to 29.8 percent (17 of 57). The teams attempted a combined 62 free throws, with Jacksonville State 20 of 29 and Tennessee State 27 of 33.

Covington scored 15 to lead the Tigers, who have lost three in a row.

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Tennessee State Tigers
R. Covington, F303-99-1082215
K. Thornton, F121-40-02002
P. Miller, G353-136-744212
W. Peters, G322-52-27238
J. Cyphers, G214-92-320211
J. Harris220-34-50154
M. Rhett193-63-410019
C. Conner151-50-02023
T. Fredrick50-10-01030
K. Butcher30-00-00020
M. Green30-10-01010
K. Moore30-11-20001
Totals 17-5727-334292365
 29.8%81.8% 
Jacksonville State Gamecocks
S. Hall, F312-54-67149
N. Cook, F224-51-22019
B. Williams, G376-134-643217
R. Boggs, G294-62-240312
D. Rackley, G90-22-20102
G. White242-64-43258
D. Waiters234-62-433110
T. Gaines140-20-10040
R. Mafra112-31-21025
Totals 24-4820-2929102272
 50%69% 
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Murray St.13-323-11
SE Miss. St.8-818-14
Eastern Ill.7-911-19
SIUE7-911-20
Austin Peay6-1012-18
UT Martin3-138-23
 
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