Jacksonville State vs SIU-Edwardsville

SIU-Edwardsville 66, Jacksonville St. 61


EDWARDSVILLE, Illi. (AP) - Jerome Jones scored 17 points and Mark Yelovich contributed 15 and grabbed eight rebounds en route to SIU-Edwardsville upending Jacksonville State 66-61 Saturday.

SIU-Edwardsville (4-10, 2-0) trailed 35-28 to start the second half, but engineered a 10-3 run coming out of halftime to tie the game at 38-all with 14:46 remaining. SIU-Edwardsville lost the lead twice after that, falling behind 57-53 with 3:40 remaining, but scored the next seven points, including a 3-pointer by Corey Wickware to take the lead. The Cougars finished the game on a 13-4 run.

Jacksonville State (5-10, 0-2) scored 21 points off of the Cougars' 17 turnovers and only turned the ball over eight times itself, but was undone by a lackluster second half that saw the team shoot 1 for 9 from 3-point range and get outscored 39-26. The Gamecocks were led in scoring by Nick Cook with 12 points.

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Jacksonville State Gamecocks
S. Hall, F254-140-24149
N. Cook, F225-82-860112
B. Williams, G363-100-00226
R. Boggs, G345-90-071311
M. Leggett, G243-41-23627
T. Gaines254-132-270211
D. Rackley181-42-21144
R. Mafra80-01-43111
F. Bougher40-20-01000
G. White40-20-01110
Totals 25-668-2036132061
SIU-Edwardsville Cougars
J. Jones, F366-94-452417
M. Yelovich, F326-122-282215
D. Shaffer, F311-23-78235
K. Davis, G364-101-121211
C. Wickware, G313-52-211110
R. Reed150-11-30211
C. Joy143-50-17136
Z. Schneider30-00-00000
K. Stineman20-01-20111
M. Birts00-00-00000
Totals 23-4414-2234121766
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