Jacksonville St. 66, Presbyterian 59

Brian Williams scored 24 points, making 6-of-10 3-pointers to

help Jacksonville State beat Presbyterian in overtime 66-59

Saturday night in nonconference action.

Tarvin Gaines added 17 points and Darion Rackley chipped in with

15 points to help Jacksonville State (8-2) win its fourth game in a

row.

Trailing 50-48, Presbyterian’s (2-8) Eric Washington made two

free throws to tie the game at 50 with 1:10 left in the second

half. Both teams missed on their last possession, forcing

overtime.

In the overtime period, Jacksonville State dominated. The

Gamecocks opened on an 11-4 run to take a 61-54 lead with a 1:30

left to play. Williams’ 3-pointer capped the run, and Gaines’ last

three free throws in the final 50 seconds sealed the victory.

Jacksonville State missed just one shot in overtime while

Presbyterian made just 4 of 11 field goals (36.4 percent).

Khalid Mutakabbir led Presbyterian with 17 points.