MOREHEAD, Ky. (AP) - Darion Rackley scored a career-high 20 points and Jacksonville State defeated Morehead State 69-55 on Wednesday night in an Ohio Valley Conference contest.
Tarvin Gaines added 15 points, while Nick Cook and Brian Williams chipped in 12 each for the Gamecocks (11-16, 6-7).
Jacksonville State outscored the Eagles 41-34 in the second half, shooting 66.7 percent from the field (10 of 15), including 3 of 3 from 3-piont range. Rackley had 16 of his points in the second half.
Morehead State pulled within six, 60-54, with 1:14 to play but the Gamecocks sank 7 of 8 free throws the rest of way to seal it.
Drew Kelly scored 14 points and Ty Proffitt 11 for Morehead State (13-13, 6-6). The Eagles finished shooting 3 of 11 from 3-point range.
Morehead State turned it over 17 times, leading to 17 Jacksonville State points.