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
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.