Jacksonville St. 69, SE Missouri 59

Brian Williams scored 14 points to lead four starters in double

figures as Jacksonville State defeated Southeast Missouri State

69-59 Thursday night in an Ohio Valley Conference game.

Ronnie Boggs scored 13 for the Gamecocks (13-17, 7-8) and Nick

Cook and Grant White each scored 10 points. Cook also recorded a

double-double, grabbing 12 rebounds.

Jacksonville State was just 2 for 12 from beyond the 3-point

arc, but won the game with a huge edge at the foul line. The

Gamecocks were 31 for 46 from the stripe to the Redhawks’ 17 of

24.

Southeast Missouri State led 17-15 with 8:28 left in the first

half on a layup by Tyler Stone, who led the Redhawks with 16

points. But they went scoreless for the rest of the half, missing

all nine field goal attempts and both foul shots. Jacksonville

State scored the last 12 points of the half.