Murray St. 71, Jacksonville St. 62

Isacc Miles scored 19 points to lead Murray State to a 71-62

victory over Jacksonville State in Ohio Valley Conference action on

Thursday night.

The win marks the 14th straight time the Racers (11-5, 4-2) have

beaten Jacksonville State since joining the OVC in 2004.

Murray State trailed throughout the opening half before a jumper

from Shawn Jackson with 4 seconds left before halftime tied the

score 32-32.

A layup from Jeffery McClain with 16:36 left to play gave the

Racers their first lead, 41-40. McClain finished with 13

points.

Murray State stretched its lead to as many as 12, thanks to a

13-of-24 second-half shooting effort (54.2 percent).

B.J. Miller scored 20 points and Nick Murphy added 14 for the

Gamecocks (2-15, 0-6), who have lost 11 consecutive games – their

longest losing streak since a 14-game slide during the 2004-05

season.