Eastern Michigan vs Jacksonville State

Jacksonville St. 61, E. Michigan 54

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JACKSONVILLE, Ala. (AP) - Brian Williams and Darion Rackley combined to score 12 points in the final 5 minutes to lead Jacksonville State to a 61-54 nonconference victory over Eastern Michigan on Sunday.

After Nick Cook's dunk gave the Gamecocks (1-1) a 47-46 lead, Williams, who finished with 16 points, hit a 3-pointer and another basket to make it 52-46 with 2:54 remaining.

Rackley, who led Jacksonville State with 17 points, hit five free throws in the final minute and Williams added two.

The Gamecocks led by 10 points, 36-26, early in the second half before the Eagles (1-1) rallied to take a 44-43 lead with 6:42 left on a jumper by Daylen Harrison, who finished with 14 points.

Derek Thompson, who made four 3-pointers in Eastern Michigan's win over Rochester College in its opener, made two during the Eagles' surge.

Jacksonville State made just 3 of 19 behind the arc in the game.

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Eastern Michigan Eagles
G. Bryant, F374-105-640213
J. Still, F50-10-00030
M. Balkema, C171-22-24124
D. Harrison, G325-92-291114
J. Ross, G161-30-01312
D. Riley232-40-16014
D. Thompson223-90-03059
A. Harper151-30-00522
J. Harris131-20-10042
R. Lee112-40-00014
J. Sims60-10-01000
A. Strickland30-00-00000
Totals 20-489-1232102254
 41.7%75% 
Jacksonville State Gamecocks
T. Gaines, F361-82-26134
N. Cook, F334-60-43408
B. Williams, G365-165-645316
R. Boggs, G355-60-172310
D. Rackley, G314-147-950217
M. Leggett140-11-21101
R. Mafra111-12-24124
C. Deanes40-01-20011
Totals 20-5218-2836141461
 38.5%64.3% 
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Ohio11-723-1281
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Buffalo10-820-1591
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E. Michigan9-918-15113
Toledo8-1017-15182
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UT Martin10-620-15212
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Eastern Ill.9-713-17271
Austin Peay7-918-18189
SIUE3-136-22305
SE Miss. St.2-145-24342
 
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