Morehead State vs SIU-Edwardsville

SIU-Edwardsville 61, Morehead St. 53

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EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. (AP) - Mark Yelovich scored 20 points and Corey Wickware had 19 as SIU Edwardsville defeated Morehead State 61-53 Thursday night to snap a six-game losing streak.

Yelovich hit 10 of his 11 shots, helping the Cougars (6-14, 4-7 Ohio Valley) shoot 54 percent from the floor. Kris Davis added 12 points for SIUE.

Morehead State (12-12, 5-5), which had won three straight, got 16 points from Milton Chavis and 10 from Drew Kelly.

SIUE used a 12-1 run early in the game to go on top 17-10. The Cougars were ahead 24-19 at halftime and extended the lead to as many as 13 points when Wickware hit a 3-pointer with 10:34 remaining.

The Eagles battled back, scoring eight straight points to pull within 49-46 with 3:22 remaining. They were still within 53-50 when Davis buried a 3-pointer with 1:06 left to secure the win for SIUE.

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Morehead State Eagles
M. Chavis, F327-122-250116
D. Kelly, F243-94-550410
T. Proffitt, G352-80-00224
L. Austin, G342-60-02625
A. Warner, G210-30-05220
M. Holden273-120-02229
K. Owens193-71-210047
D. Atkinson71-30-00102
J. Percell10-00-00000
Totals 21-607-933131753
 35%77.8% 
SIU-Edwardsville Cougars
M. Yelovich, F3310-110-053220
J. Jones, F322-51-24435
D. Shaffer, F240-22-24042
K. Davis, G373-73-454112
C. Wickware, G335-116-754019
M. Birts130-00-01000
C. Joy130-10-00000
K. Stineman81-10-02013
R. Reed60-10-00210
Z. Schneider10-00-00000
Totals 21-3912-1528171261
 53.8%80% 
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EastConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Belmont12-420-1295
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Jax. State4-128-23309
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UT Martin10-620-15212
Murray St.10-617-14169
Eastern Ill.9-713-17271
Austin Peay7-918-18189
SIUE3-136-22305
SE Miss. St.2-145-24342
 
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