Jacksonville St. 69, Morehead St. 55

Darion Rackley scored a career-high 20 points and Jacksonville

State defeated Morehead State 69-55 on Wednesday night in an Ohio

Valley Conference contest.

Tarvin Gaines added 15 points, while Nick Cook and Brian

Williams chipped in 12 each for the Gamecocks (11-16, 6-7).

Jacksonville State outscored the Eagles 41-34 in the second

half, shooting 66.7 percent from the field (10 of 15), including 3

of 3 from 3-piont range. Rackley had 16 of his points in the second


Morehead State pulled within six, 60-54, with 1:14 to play but

the Gamecocks sank 7 of 8 free throws the rest of way to seal


Drew Kelly scored 14 points and Ty Proffitt 11 for Morehead

State (13-13, 6-6). The Eagles finished shooting 3 of 11 from

3-point range.

Morehead State turned it over 17 times, leading to 17

Jacksonville State points.