Eureka vs SIU-Edwardsville

SIU-Edwardsville 77, Eureka 74

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EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. (AP) - Jerome Jones scored 23 points and Southern Illinois-Edwardsville beat Eureka 77-74 Monday night.

Michael Messer's layup with 53 seconds to play put the Cougars in front to stay at 73-72. Jones made four free throws to complete the scoring.

Messer had 18 points and Tim Johnson scored 17 for the Cougars (3-6).

Dustin Fritsch led Eureka with 24 points on 10-of-17 shooting. He also had nine rebounds and five assists. Mark Lessen had 17 points and five assists, and Jordan Kindred scored 12 points.

The Division III Red Devils (3-6) stayed close by shooting 54 percent from the field and holding a 31-30 edge in rebounding. But the Cougars scored 30 points off of 19 Eureka turnovers.

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Eureka Red Devils
D. Fritsch, F3610-171-195024
M. Lessen, C317-123-365417
J. Kindred, G374-72-224212
R. Nailor, G330-20-06330
J. Fehr, G121-20-01003
N. Rivera274-90-25219
C. Lincoln142-51-10215
D. Thornton82-20-02244
T. Dunlap20-00-00000
Totals 30-567-931231574
 53.6%77.8% 
SIU-Edwardsville Cougars
J. Jones, F347-136-673123
D. Shaffer, F244-101-29019
K. Davis, G362-103-43217
M. Messer, G317-133-441318
R. Reed, G271-20-01612
T. Johnson298-120-150017
R. Lester110-01-21111
Z. Schneider60-00-00000
C. Joy20-00-00000
Totals 29-6014-193013877
 48.3%73.7% 

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