Tennessee State vs Jacksonville State

Tennessee St. 66, Jacksonville St. 57


JACKSONVILLE, Ala. (AP) - Patrick Miller scored 19 points, and Kellen Thornton and M.J. Rhett added double-doubles as Tennessee State won its fourth consecutive game, beating Jacksonville State 66-57 Saturday night to remain unbeaten in Ohio Valley Conference play.

The Tigers (9-7) are 3-0 in the OVC for the first time since the 1994-95 season, and they've won all four of their games since losing Robert Covington, their leading scorer, with a knee injury.

Rhett's 16 rebounds for the Tigers were a career best, and he scored 10 points. Thornton had 14 points and 14 rebounds.

Miller was 12-for-16 from the free-throw line, and the Tigers made 18 of 23 in the second half. They went more than 7 minutes without a basket until Thornton's dunk at the 2:01 mark, but stayed ahead with 12 free throws in that stretch.

Darion Rackley scored 22 points and Tarvin Gaines 17 for the Gamecocks (10-5, 2-2).

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Tennessee State Tigers
M. Rhett, F354-72-3161210
K. Thornton, F357-130-2140414
P. Miller, G393-912-1634119
J. Cyphers, G343-115-543411
T. Fredrick, G91-10-00023
D. Dockery271-32-22244
J. Harris120-02-23032
M. Green71-21-12043
J. Gaither20-10-00000
Totals 20-4724-3147102466
Jacksonville State Gamecocks
T. Gaines, F326-135-840217
D. Rackley, G366-137-1021222
B. Williams, G341-101-23223
R. Boggs, G312-83-47048
M. Leggett, G230-11-24121
N. Cook300-22-42252
R. Mafra72-30-23054
A. Anderson60-20-00110
C. Deanes10-00-20010
Totals 17-5219-342872457
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EastConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Eastern Ky.11-521-12156
Morehead St.10-617-17201
Jax. State5-1112-19304
Tenn. Tech4-1212-18290
Tenn. St.2-145-26341
WestConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Murray St.16-029-663
UT Martin10-621-13177
Eastern Ill.9-718-15173
SE Miss. St.7-913-17289
Austin Peay3-138-22318
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