Eastern Kentucky vs Southeast Missouri State

SE Missouri 75, E. Kentucky 65


NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Marland Smith scored 20 points and Tyler Stone had 18 points and 11 rebounds to lead Southeast Missouri to a 75-65 victory over Eastern Kentucky on Wednesday night in the Ohio Valley Conference tournament first round.

Smith went 9 of 13 at the free-throw line and hit 5 of 10 field goals for the fifth-seeded Redhawks (15-15). Southeast Missouri advances into Thursday's quarterfinal against No. 4 seed Tennessee Tech after ousting eighth-seeded Eastern Kentucky (16-16) for the second straight year.

Leon Powell added 12 points and 14 rebounds and Lucas Nutt dished out 11 assists for the Redhawks.

Jaron Jones led the Colonels with 28 points and Joshua Jones scored 17, hitting three 3-pointers apiece.

Southeast Missouri led 15-2 after a 13-0 run that included six of Stone's 10 first-half points. The Redhawks' biggest lead was 36-19 and Eastern Kentucky couldn't get any closer than five points at 56-51.

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Eastern Kentucky Colonels
E. Stutz, F183-32-24038
J. Jones, G4010-225-560428
J. Jones, G377-170-020417
M. DiNunno, G331-90-05312
D. Riggs, G292-50-12154
J. Johnson190-00-05020
J. Newby111-41-23543
J. Allgood91-10-01023
T. Filipek30-10-02000
T. Knipp10-00-00000
Totals 25-628-103392565
Southeast Missouri State Indians
L. Powell, F355-102-7141212
T. Stone, F319-140-1112218
M. Smith, G385-109-1342120
L. Nutt, G362-53-611119
N. Niemczyk, G161-32-20145
C. Wilford273-100-25026
M. Porter132-31-25015
L. Nutt40-00-00000
Totals 27-5517-3344171375
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
Other games
UMass 88 Final
Temple 90
MU 61 Final
Cincinnati 72
S Florida 58 Final
Louisville 51
MD 64 Final
NC 88
Iowa St 72 Final
Missouri 78
Ohio St 75 Final
Nwstern 73
SDSU 66 Final
Boise St 53
UNLV 59 Final
Colo St 66