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Jacksonville State hands Murray State first OVC loss 76-71

JAACKSONVILLE, Ala. (AP) Marlon Hunter scored 21 points and Malcolm Drumwright added 20, including the clinching free throws with 4.3 seconds left, and Jacksonville State handed Murray State its first league loss 76-71 on Thursday night.

Jason Burnell and Christian Cunningham added 12 points apiece for the Gamecocks (13-5, 4-1 Ohio Valley Conference), who led by 19 points with 11:39 to play.

Jonathan Stark had 22 of his 29 points and six of his seven 3-pointers, in the second half to rally the Racers (12-4, 4-1), who had won five straight. Starks had a 3-pointer in a 10-0 run that cut the deficit to nine with 8:31 to play. His two 3-pointers after Ja Morant's 3-point play made it 69-65 with 1:14 to go.

In the last 62 seconds, the Gamecocks made 7 of 8 free throws, four by Drumwright, to offset the last two 3s by Stark.

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Key Players
Min. Per Game
Pts. Per Game
Ast. Per Game
Reb. Per Game
Field Goal %
Three Point %
Free Throw %
Team Stats
Points 0 0
Field Goals 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
3-Pointers 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
Free Throws 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
Total Rebounds 0 0
Offensive 0 0
Defensive 0 0
Team 0 0
Assists 0 0
Steals 0 0
Blocks 0 0
Turnovers 0 0
Fouls 0 0
Technicals 0 0
12T
away team logo Murray St. 12-4 264571
home team logo Jax. State 13-5 433376
Team Stats
away team logo Murray St. 12-4 83.0 PPG 39.7 RPG 18.0 APG
home team logo Jax. State 13-5 76.2 PPG 43.1 RPG 13.5 APG
Key Players
12
J. Morant 24.3 PPG 5.5 RPG 10.2 APG 49.9 FG%
14
J. Burnell 15.9 PPG 9.3 RPG 3.2 APG 47.8 FG%
Top Scorers
PTS REB AST
PTS REB AST
0 FG% 0
0 3PT FG% 0
0 FT% 0
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Bench
Bench PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Bench
Bench PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB