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Williford, McFarland pace SIU-Edwardsville past Morehead St.

EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. (AP) Tyresse Williford scored 23 points, sinking 10 of 13 free throw attempts, David McFarland scored 18 and SIU-Edwardsville defeated Morehead State 83-76 Thursday night, overcoming a 14-point deficit.

Brandon Jackson scored 13 for SIU-Edwardsville (7-14, 3-6 Ohio Valley Conference), which has won two of its last three games.

Jordan Walker paced Morehead State (8-14, 4-5) with 22 points, six rebounds and four assists, De'Von Cooper added 14 points and James Baker 10.

A Walker 3-pointer gave Morehead State a 14-12 lead with 14 minutes left in the first half, and AJ Hicks stole the ball and drained a 3 pushing the lead to 34-18 nine minutes later.

The Cougars cut that down to 40-32 by halftime and caught up, 53-all midway through the second half. McFarland and Treavon Martin made back-to-back shots that pushed SIUE into a 66-63 lead and the Eagles could never catch up in the last seven minutes.

Williford made four free throws and McFarland two in the last 18 seconds to keep Morehead State at bay.

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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 Morehead St. 8-14 403676
home team logo SIUE 7-14 325183
Team Stats
away team logo Morehead St. 8-14 73.7 PPG 38.7 RPG 13.3 APG
home team logo SIUE 7-14 73.1 PPG 38.1 RPG 12.3 APG
Key Players
2
J. Walker 15.8 PPG 3.5 RPG 2.6 APG 42.1 FG%
32
B. Jackson 13.8 PPG 6.4 RPG 0.4 APG 51.8 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