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Jacksonville State vs Eastern Illinois

Jacksonville St. 61, E. Illinois 55

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CHARLESTON, Ill. (AP) - Tarvin Gaines scored 22 points including an 8 for 9 mark from the free-throw line and Jacksonville State outlasted Eastern Illinois 61-55 on Saturday night.

Jacksonville State (12-5, 4-2 Ohio Valley) shot 47.7 percent from the field and only took its biggest lead of the game after a Gaines free throw put the Gamecocks up 33-26 at the start of the second half.

Eastern Illinois led 48-45 with 7:08 remaining in the game but the Gamecocks went on a 8-2 run sparked by Brian Williams, who scored four straight buckets to give Jacksonville State a 53-50 lead and they never trailed again.

Williams ended his night with 16 points, seven assists and five rebounds.

Sherman Blanford had 10 points and seven rebounds to lead Eastern Illinois (3-15, 0-5). Taylor Jones and Austin Akers each scored nine points for the Panthers.

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Jacksonville State Gamecocks
T. Gaines, F366-148-950422
N. Cook, F262-42-45146
B. Williams, G408-130-257116
M. Leggett, G321-50-11212
R. Boggs, G311-23-47326
R. Sanders183-50-00019
R. Mafra110-00-02030
A. Anderson40-10-00000
C. Deanes20-00-01000
Totals 21-4413-2028131661
 47.7%65% 
Eastern Illinois Panthers
J. Piper, F321-30-04232
T. Jones, G333-30-03309
A. Akers, G313-53-43529
A. Austin, G213-120-23126
M. Woods, G181-42-32144
S. Blanford245-90-071510
M. Herron182-72-21117
C. Harvey172-42-21007
K. Anderson40-01-20021
A. Lubsey20-00-03010
Totals 20-4710-1530142055
 42.6%66.7% 
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EastConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
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Jax. State4-88-19314
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Murray St.7-513-12179
Eastern Ill.7-511-14269
UT Martin6-514-12240
Austin Peay5-712-15216
SE Miss. St.2-105-20328
SIUE1-114-20310
 
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