Murray State vs SIU-Edwardsville

SIU-Edwardsville 65, Murray St. 60

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EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. (AP) - Kris Davis and Mark Yelovich led a balanced scoring effort with 11 points each and SIU-Edwardsville defeated Murray State 65-60 on Thursday night.

SIU-Edwardsville (9-13, 9-3 Ohio Valley) also got 10 points from Derian Shaffer and 11 rebounds from Michael Messer.

The team had a 21-7 scoring advantage off turnovers and 15-4 edge off the bench.

Murray State (18-6, 9-3), which led by 2 points at the half, got 20 points apiece from Stacy Wilson and Isaiah Canaan. Dexter Fields had nine rebounds.

Before the game, SIU-Edwardsville coach Lennox Forrester announced the suspension of senior forward Jerome Jones for the remainder of the season. Forrester said Jones has not met the expectations and standards he has for the team.

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Scoreboard
Murray State (18-6)303060
SIU-Edwardsville (9-13) «283765

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Murray State Racers
E. Daniel, F303-62-25148
B. Garrett, F253-62-26028
I. Canaan, G387-224-435320
S. Wilson, G348-123-331320
D. Fields, G330-30-09220
L. Mushatt182-70-28024
J. Moss170-20-01010
E. McCree30-10-01010
C. Ford20-00-00100
Totals 23-5911-1339101860
 39%84.6% 
SIU-Edwardsville Cougars
D. Shaffer, F295-80-052410
M. Yelovich, F283-115-611311
T. Johnson, G384-110-07229
M. Messer, G382-65-611419
K. Davis, G313-114-413311
R. Lester213-41-35027
C. Joy153-50-02308
Totals 23-5615-1935151565
 41.1%78.9% 
Ohio Valley
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Murray St.5-113-4113
Belmont5-113-6103
Austin Peay5-110-8201
Jax. State4-213-6218
Tenn. Tech4-212-7148
SIUE3-37-10213
Eastern Ky.2-48-11272
SE Missouri St.2-48-11264
Tenn. St.2-47-10221
Eastern Ill.2-46-11259
UT Martin1-56-13333
Morehead St.1-55-12281
 
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OHST 69
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MINN 58
SJU 58 Final
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