Jacksonville St. 63, Tennessee Tech 62

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Dion Waiters scored three of his nine points in the game's final second, converting a three-point play to push Jacksonville State past Tennessee Tech 63-62 Thursday night.

Down 62-60 with 6 seconds left, Jacksonville State's Darion Rackley grabbed the rebound off a free throw miss by Tennessee Tech's Kevin Murphy and got the ball to Waiters. The junior guard was fouled as he laid it in on the Gamecocks' end, and he sank his free throw for the game's final points and a comeback win.

Tarvin Gaines led the Gamecocks (7-14, 2-6 Ohio Valley Conference) with 15 points, Rackley added 11 and Brian Williams 10. Jacksonville State won for just the second time in its last eight games.

Jud Dillard notched a double-double to lead the Golden Eagles (11-8, 3-3), who have dropped two straight for the first time this season, getting game-highs of 21 points and 13 rebounds.

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Scoreboard
Jacksonville State (7-14) «372663
Tennessee Tech (11-8)293362

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Jacksonville State Gamecocks
N. Cook, F353-51-31147
T. Gaines, F254-96-620515
B. Williams, G354-100-023210
R. Boggs, G312-62-27447
G. White, G151-32-20004
D. Rackley284-101-331111
D. Waiters232-35-72229
M. Leggett80-00-01000
Totals 20-4617-2324111863
 43.5%73.9% 
Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles
T. Barnes, F252-20-04144
D. Ogbe, F92-30-00014
J. Dillard, G365-1411-12131021
K. Murphy, G362-83-67437
Z. Swansey, G342-50-01504
Z. Bailey271-52-21025
J. McKay185-65-740215
B. Inameti121-20-03012
C. Dunn30-20-00000
M. Hill00-00-00000
Totals 20-4721-2737111362
 42.6%77.8% 
Ohio Valley
EastConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Belmont15-123-760
Morehead St.10-614-16200
Jax. State9-720-15151
Tenn. St.8-817-13161
Tenn. Tech8-812-20277
Eastern Ky.5-1112-19248
WestConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
UT Martin10-622-13164
SE Missouri St.9-715-18274
Murray St.8-816-17230
Austin Peay7-911-19261
Eastern Ill.6-1014-15265
SIUE1-156-24333
 
Other games
Wake 73 Final
DUKE 91
Virginia 70 Final
GT 38
Illinois 52 Final
PSU 54
NC 82 Final
VT 68
PEP 47 Final
STMA 61
 
 

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