Murray State vs SIU-Edwardsville

SIU-Edwardsville 65, Murray St. 60


EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. (AP) - Kris Davis and Mark Yelovich led a balanced scoring effort with 11 points each and SIU-Edwardsville defeated Murray State 65-60 on Thursday night.

SIU-Edwardsville (9-13, 9-3 Ohio Valley) also got 10 points from Derian Shaffer and 11 rebounds from Michael Messer.

The team had a 21-7 scoring advantage off turnovers and 15-4 edge off the bench.

Murray State (18-6, 9-3), which led by 2 points at the half, got 20 points apiece from Stacy Wilson and Isaiah Canaan. Dexter Fields had nine rebounds.

Before the game, SIU-Edwardsville coach Lennox Forrester announced the suspension of senior forward Jerome Jones for the remainder of the season. Forrester said Jones has not met the expectations and standards he has for the team.

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Murray State Racers
E. Daniel, F303-62-25148
B. Garrett, F253-62-26028
I. Canaan, G387-224-435320
S. Wilson, G348-123-331320
D. Fields, G330-30-09220
L. Mushatt182-70-28024
J. Moss170-20-01010
E. McCree30-10-01010
C. Ford20-00-00100
Totals 23-5911-1339101860
SIU-Edwardsville Cougars
D. Shaffer, F295-80-052410
M. Yelovich, F283-115-611311
T. Johnson, G384-110-07229
M. Messer, G382-65-611419
K. Davis, G313-114-413311
R. Lester213-41-35027
C. Joy153-50-02308
Totals 23-5615-1935151565
Ohio Valley
EastConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Morehead St.9-513-14177
Jax. State8-616-13180
Tenn. Tech8-612-17247
Tenn. St.8-717-11155
Eastern Ky.3-1110-19251
WestConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
UT Martin8-618-11170
Murray St.8-614-14235
SE Missouri St.8-613-16282
Austin Peay6-810-18270
Eastern Ill.6-914-14254
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NW 59 Final
WISC 53 Final
SJU 58 Final
LOU 72
ARIZ 58 Final
GONZ 77 Final