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Eastern Kentucky vs Jacksonville State

Hot-shooting E Kentucky tops Jacksonville St 86-65


JACKSONVILLE, Ala. (AP) Tarius Johnson scored 19 points on 6-of-8 shooting and Glenn Cosey had 15 points as Eastern Kentucky handled Jacksonville State 86-65 Saturday night.

The Colonels (18-9, 8-5 Ohio Valley) were a scorching 64.6 percent from the field, hit 11 3-pointers and went 13 of 14 from the foul line. Orlando Williams had 14 points and Corey Walden chipped in 12.

Jacksonville State (10-18, 4-9) was 5 of 17 beyond the arc and committed 18 turnovers. Darion Rackley finished with 19 points and four steals, but was the only Gamecock to score in double figures.

Eastern Kentucky nursed a 19-16 lead in the first half, but pulled ahead as Johnson and Isaac McGlone each hit 3-pointers to spark a 10-2 run and coast to a 10-point halftime lead. Another 10-2 surge fueled by two 3-pointers from Williams pushed the score to 64-43 with 9:01 remaining in the second half.

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Ohio Valley
EastConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Eastern Ky.0-03-023
Tenn. Tech0-02-1312
Tenn. St.0-02-2342
Morehead St.0-02-4186
Jax. State0-01-3272
WestConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Murray St.0-02-137
UT Martin0-02-1322
SE Miss. St.0-02-2291
Austin Peay0-01-3335
Eastern Ill.0-01-3297
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UVA 63 Final
MEMP 81 Final
PITT 71 Final
UNC 75
IOWA 82 Final
PSU 70
TTU 64 Final
ISU 70
VCU 62 Final
STL 64
HOU 62 Final
CIN 73
TCU 65 Final
KAN 95
MD 67 Final
NCST 55 Final
SYR 56
WVU 71 Final
UT 88
OHST 48 Final
ILL 39
AF 56 Final
FLA 69 Final
UK 59