Jacksonville State vs Morehead State

Morehead St. 85, Jacksonville St. 81


MOREHEAD, Ky. (AP) - Bakari Turner led five Morehead State players in double figures with 19 points, as they beat Jacksonville State 85-81 Thursday night in Ohio Valley Conference play.

Devon Atkinson (18), Chad Posthumus (13), Jarrett Stokes (12) and Kahlil Owens (11) all scored in double figures helping the Eagles (12-14, 6-6) snap a three-game losing streak.

After Tarvin Gaines made a 3-pointer to give Jacksonville State the lead, 76-74, with 2:10 remaining, Atkinson's 3-pointer with 1:46 left recaptured the lead for Morehead State, 77-76.

Atkinson then made four consecutive free throws to make it 81-76 with 25 seconds left, but Brian Williams' 3-pointer followed by Ronnie Boggs' layup with 16 seconds remaining tied the game for the Gamecocks at 81-all.

Stokes and Atkinson each made a pair of free throws in the final 2 seconds to give the Eagles the edge.

Gaines led the Gamecocks (15-9, 7-6) with 31 points.

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Jacksonville State Gamecocks
T. Gaines, F358-1212-1351231
N. Cook, F272-42-24346
B. Williams, G395-72-325115
R. Boggs, G353-80-04436
M. Leggett, G170-20-00200
R. Sanders275-62-200315
R. Mafra132-22-21056
A. Anderson71-30-00012
Totals 26-4420-2221151981
Morehead State Eagles
D. Kelly, F221-50-03232
M. Chavis, F91-10-01012
C. Posthumus, C305-93-590213
D. Atkinson, G305-86-607218
A. Warner, G211-62-22345
J. Stokes243-64-411012
B. Turner237-91-300219
B. Reed181-11-24243
T. Muhammad110-10-11200
K. Owens104-63-650111
J. Stickler20-00-00000
Totals 28-5220-2927171985
Ohio Valley
EastConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Jax. State0-04-1106
Tenn. Tech0-04-1115
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
UT Martin0-01-4192
Other games
NW 59 Final
WISC 53 Final
SJU 58 Final
LOU 72
ARIZ 58 Final
GONZ 77 Final