Eastern Kentucky vs Jacksonville State

E. Kentucky 73, Jacksonville St. 62


JACKSONVILLE, Ala. (AP) - Corey Walden scored a career-high 28 points as sharp-shooting Eastern Kentucky made a 14-point halftime advantage hold, beating Jacksonville State 73-62 Saturday in Ohio Valley Conference action.

Walden, a sophomore transfer from Stetson, was averaging 10.4 points per game before Saturday, when he hit 8 of 11 from the floor, 2 of 2 from 3-point range and 10 of 10 from the foul line. Walden is making 89.1 percent of his foul shots this season, and the Colonels hit 21 of 25 free throws Saturday.

Mike DiNunno tied his season high by scoring 24 points for the second straight game for Eastern Kentucky (15-4, 5-1), which led 36-22 at halftime. The Colonels are outscoring OVC opponents by a 9.3 average in the first half this year.

Tarvin Gaines led the Gamecocks (12-7, 4-4) with 17 points and 11 rebounds, and Brian Williams hit four 3-pointers en route to 14 points.

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Eastern Kentucky Colonels
E. Stutz, F182-30-04114
D. Muff, F80-20-02010
M. DiNunno, G408-146-623324
C. Walden, G408-1110-1034428
T. Johnson, G171-32-43044
M. Lewis291-20-02222
T. Knipp262-62-35147
J. Johnson221-41-25234
Totals 23-4521-2531132273
Jacksonville State Gamecocks
T. Gaines, F406-135-6110417
N. Cook, F311-22-27244
R. Boggs, G404-132-794111
B. Williams, G384-172-315114
M. Leggett, G130-44-41024
R. Sanders183-82-210210
R. Mafra90-02-32032
G. Smith70-00-00010
C. Deanes30-00-00010
A. Anderson10-10-00000
Totals 18-5819-2737111962
Ohio Valley
EastConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Morehead St.10-614-15175
Jax. State9-717-14195
Tenn. St.8-817-12151
Tenn. Tech8-812-19254
Eastern Ky.5-1112-19243
WestConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
UT Martin9-619-11171
SE Missouri St.9-714-17267
Murray St.8-714-15240
Austin Peay7-911-19273
Eastern Ill.6-914-14257
Other games
MIZZ 52 Final
FLA 83
KAN 64 Final
ARIZ 71 Final
OKLA 60 Final
KSU 69
SYR 70 Final
LOU 68
ORE 76 Final
CREI 64 Final
OHST 56 Final
VCU 90 Final
DUQ 63
MU 69 Final
SDSU 45 Final
WYO 58
RUT 66 Final
ND 69
GONZ 63 Final