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Morehead State vs Jacksonville State

Jacksonville St. 70, Morehead St. 59


JACKSONVILLE, Ala. (AP) - Tarvin Gaines scored 23 points and Jacksonville State led wire-to-wire in a 70-59 victory over Morehead State on Saturday night in Ohio Valley Conference play.

The Gamecocks (15-7, 7-4), who won their third straight game, avenged a quarterfinal loss to the Eagles in last season's OVC tournament.

Jacksonville State won convincingly despite being outrebounded 37-15 and getting only one offensive board. Morehead State had only a 12-2 advantage in second-chance points.

The Gamecocks started the game with an 11-0 spurt. After the Eagles (11-13, 5-5) got within four, at 18-14, Gaines scored seven points in another 11-0 burst to pull away.

Jacksonville State took its largest lead, 58-36, with 14 minutes left.

Ronnie Boggs added 19 points and Brian Williams 18 for the Gamecocks.

Jourdan Stickler came off the bench to lead Morehead State with 12 points and Milton Chavis and Drew Kelly had 10 apiece.

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Morehead State Eagles
D. Kelly, F244-92-240310
K. Owens, F162-40-06024
B. Turner, G150-32-20122
A. Warner, G111-12-21004
D. Atkinson, G60-00-01100
T. Muhammad250-20-02550
J. Stokes221-41-34514
B. Reed211-34-44036
M. Chavis195-70-041210
J. Stickler165-92-211012
C. Posthumus122-41-33005
J. Holmes71-20-00012
C. James60-00-00010
Totals 22-4814-1837142059
Jacksonville State Gamecocks
N. Cook, F321-32-63124
T. Gaines, F318-95-731423
B. Williams, G387-112-416018
R. Boggs, G378-111-432219
M. Leggett, G360-20-12800
R. Sanders141-30-00012
R. Mafra102-20-02234
A. Anderson20-00-00000
Totals 27-4110-2215201270
Ohio Valley
EastConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Morehead St.5-310-13225
Eastern Ky.3-311-8169
Tenn. Tech2-710-12264
Jax. State2-79-14302
Tenn. St.1-64-18338
WestConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Murray St.7-017-474
UT Martin5-213-7176
Eastern Ill.6-312-9148
SE Miss. St.3-59-12303
Austin Peay2-57-14311
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CIN 65 Final
SHU 59
SYR 55 Final
AUB 77 Final
DUKE 79 Final
FSU 60
SDSU 67 Final
AF 70
BRAD 58 Final
RI 68 Final
BUT 75
OKST 85 Final
KAN 80
UM 79 Final
WICH 52 Final
UNI 57
ORE 54 Final
CAL 58
KSU 52 Final
OHST 63 Final
NEB 56
MISS 64 Final
FLA 78
NEV 62 Final
MICH 73 Final
IND 81
ARIZ 79 Final
WSU 65
GONZ 65 Final
USD 63