Southeast Missouri State vs SIU-Edwardsville

SIU-Edwardsville 80, SE Missouri 77


EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. (AP) - Mark Yelovich had 24 points, eight rebounds and three steals to lead SIU-Edwardsville past Southeast Missouri State 80-77 on Thursday night.

SIU-Edwardsville (6-10, 2-4 Ohio Valley) trailed 43-39 entering the second half and was down 48-39 just a minute into the second half before going on a 20-2 run capped off by a Jerome Jones 3-pointer to give the Cougars a 59-50 lead with 9:25 to go. The Cougars never trailed from that point on.

Jones ended his night with 19 points including four 3-pointers and grabbed six rebounds.

Michael Messer had 13 points including a 7 for 8 performance from the free-throw line for SIU-Edwardsville and Kris Davis chipped in with 12 points.

Corey Wilford led Southeast Missouri (11-10, 3-4) with 21 points on 8-of-14 shooting, Marland Smith had 15 points and four assists and A.J. Jones had 12 points and five rebounds.

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Southeast Missouri State Redhawks
T. Stone, F295-91-174511
N. Johnson, F283-83-62159
M. Smith, G355-83-424215
C. Wilford, G308-142-240221
L. Nutt, G270-21-23421
N. Niemczyk272-81-24146
A. Jones165-92-251512
C. Ferguson41-10-00002
J. White40-10-00100
Totals 29-6013-1930162577
SIU-Edwardsville Cougars
J. Jones, F376-113-962219
M. Yelovich, F359-155-682224
D. Shaffer, F213-50-04046
K. Davis, G405-120-041112
M. Messer, G303-67-853213
T. Johnson241-34-95326
R. Lester120-00-01020
Z. Schneider10-00-00010
Totals 27-5219-3237111680
Ohio Valley
EastConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Jax. State4-112-8150
Tenn. St.3-212-692
Morehead St.3-27-11259
Tenn. Tech3-27-13327
Eastern Ky.1-48-12247
WestConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Murray St.4-110-9197
UT Martin2-312-8147
SE Miss. St.2-37-13302
Austin Peay2-36-13281
Eastern Ill.1-49-9261
Other games
PUR 53 Final
TENN 56 Final
VCU 74 Final
UCLA 84 Final
BYU 63 Final