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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% 
Ohio Valley
EastConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Belmont5-213-790
Morehead St.4-39-13234
Eastern Ky.3-311-8167
Tenn. Tech2-610-11237
Jax. State2-69-13309
Tenn. St.0-63-18342
WestConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Murray St.7-017-479
Eastern Ill.6-212-8148
UT Martin4-212-7183
SIUE4-48-11331
SE Miss. St.3-49-11294
Austin Peay2-47-13298
 
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Florida 56 Final
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W Virg 74
DUKE 81 Final
GT 74
Missouri 59 Final
K-State 75
Baylor 73 Final
TTU 60
DART 47 Final
HARV 63
Kansas 72 Final
Oklahoma 61
BC 60 Final
NC 83
Ohio St 76 Final
Iowa 47
MU 66 Final
Syracuse 73
SC 64 Final
Kentucky 79
ND 67 Final
Louisville 65
Miami-FL 51 Final
Virginia 52
UConn 60 Final
RUT 67
SACL 60 Final
GONZ 82
MRST 87 Final
Aus Peay 75
Miss St 88 Final
Arkansas 98