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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Scoreboard
Eastern Michigan (1-1)243054
Jacksonville State (2-0) «273461

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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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EastConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Akron13-427-958
Ohio10-720-11118
Kent St.10-722-14142
Buffalo10-717-15146
Bowling Green7-1013-19225
Miami (Ohio)4-1311-21301
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Ball St.10-721-13169
W. Michigan10-716-16174
Toledo8-917-17156
E. Michigan7-1016-17175
N. Illinois7-1015-17239
C. Michigan6-1116-16216

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Belmont15-123-760
Morehead St.10-614-16200
Jax. State9-720-15151
Tenn. St.8-817-13161
Tenn. Tech8-812-20277
Eastern Ky.5-1112-19248
WestConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
UT Martin10-622-13164
SE Missouri St.9-715-18274
Murray St.8-816-17230
Austin Peay7-911-19261
Eastern Ill.6-1014-15265
SIUE1-156-24333
 
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