Southeast Missouri State vs SIU-Edwardsville

SIU-Edwardsville 80, SE Missouri 77

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EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. (AP) - Mark Yelovich had 24 points, eight rebounds and three steals to lead SIU-Edwardsville past Southeast Missouri State 80-77 on Thursday night.

SIU-Edwardsville (6-10, 2-4 Ohio Valley) trailed 43-39 entering the second half and was down 48-39 just a minute into the second half before going on a 20-2 run capped off by a Jerome Jones 3-pointer to give the Cougars a 59-50 lead with 9:25 to go. The Cougars never trailed from that point on.

Jones ended his night with 19 points including four 3-pointers and grabbed six rebounds.

Michael Messer had 13 points including a 7 for 8 performance from the free-throw line for SIU-Edwardsville and Kris Davis chipped in with 12 points.

Corey Wilford led Southeast Missouri (11-10, 3-4) with 21 points on 8-of-14 shooting, Marland Smith had 15 points and four assists and A.J. Jones had 12 points and five rebounds.

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Southeast Missouri State (11-11)433477
SIU-Edwardsville (7-10) «394180

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Southeast Missouri State Redhawks
T. Stone, F295-91-174511
N. Johnson, F283-83-62159
M. Smith, G355-83-424215
C. Wilford, G308-142-240221
L. Nutt, G270-21-23421
N. Niemczyk272-81-24146
A. Jones165-92-251512
C. Ferguson41-10-00002
J. White40-10-00100
Totals 29-6013-1930162577
 48.3%68.4% 
SIU-Edwardsville Cougars
J. Jones, F376-113-962219
M. Yelovich, F359-155-682224
D. Shaffer, F213-50-04046
K. Davis, G405-120-041112
M. Messer, G303-67-853213
T. Johnson241-34-95326
R. Lester120-00-01020
Z. Schneider10-00-00010
Totals 27-5219-3237111680
 51.9%59.4% 
Ohio Valley
EastConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Jax. State0-04-1106
Tenn. Tech0-04-1115
Belmont0-04-268
Tenn. St.0-02-2140
Eastern Ky.0-02-3214
Morehead St.0-01-3255
WestConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Murray St.0-02-1223
Austin Peay0-02-3309
SE Missouri St.0-02-3114
Eastern Ill.0-01-3292
SIUE0-01-369
UT Martin0-01-4192
 
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