Jacksonville State vs Eastern Kentucky

E. Kentucky 80, Jacksonville St. 67


RICHMOND, Ky. (AP) - Glenn Cosey scored 21 points and Tarius Johnson has a double-double, 15 points and 11 rebounds as Eastern Kentucky pulled away to beat Jacksonville State 80-67.

Corey Walden added 19 points, Eric Stutz had 11 and Mike DiNunno chipped in 10 to help Eastern Kentucky (21-6, 10-3 Ohio Valley Conference) win its fifth straight game.

On top 39-34 at halftime, Eastern Kentucky opened the second half on a 15-6 run to go up 54-40 with 14:37 left to play.

The Colonels took their biggest lead of the game, 65-46, on Johnson's layup with 9:01 remaining.

Brian Williams' 3-pointer cut Jacksonville State's deficit to 71-67 with just under 2 minutes to play, but the Gamecocks failed to score another point.

Eastern Kentucky shot 53.6 percent (15 of 28), while Jacksonville State shot 42.3 percent (11 of 26), in the second half.

Tarvin Gaines led the Gamecocks (15-10, 7-7) with 21 points.

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Jacksonville State Gamecocks
T. Gaines, F388-143-340221
N. Cook, F354-53-423111
B. Williams, G407-131-247117
R. Boggs, G352-110-08434
R. Sanders, G243-91-22119
R. Mafra132-21-12025
A. Anderson80-10-00100
C. Deanes70-00-01010
Totals 26-559-1225161167
Eastern Kentucky Colonels
T. Johnson, F336-101-1115315
E. Stutz, F325-71-283211
C. Walden, G407-104-555219
G. Cosey, G377-143-302021
M. DiNunno, G244-100-013310
M. Lewis221-40-01132
J. Johnson71-20-01122
D. Muff30-00-00000
T. Knipp20-10-00000
Totals 31-589-1132201580
Ohio Valley
EastConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Morehead St.10-614-16200
Jax. State9-720-15151
Tenn. St.8-817-13161
Tenn. Tech8-812-20277
Eastern Ky.5-1112-19248
WestConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
UT Martin10-622-13164
SE Missouri St.9-715-18274
Murray St.8-816-17230
Austin Peay7-911-19261
Eastern Ill.6-1014-15265
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SF 61
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MD 83
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ORE 79 Final
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