SE Missouri 74, Jacksonville St. 56

Tyler Stone scored 24 points and Southeast Missouri used huge

runs in each half to defeat Jacksonville State 74-56 on Monday

night.

The Redhawks (7-7, 2-0 Ohio Valley) opened with an 11-0 start.

In the second half they pulled away from a 43-41 lead with a 15-0

spurt for a 58-41 edge with 9:14 left.

Marcus Brister had 14 points and eight rebounds and Marland

Smith 11 points and six assists for Southeast Missouri, which won

its third in a row.

Brian Williams’ 19 points paced the Gamecocks (5-11, 0-3), who

have lost three straight and are 0-8 on the road

Southeast Missouri, which began its previous game with a 15-0

run in a 67-51 victory over Morehead State, shot 50 percent (25 of

50) to the Gamecocks’ 32 percent (19 of 60).

Jacksonville State’s only lead came at 16-15 on Williams’ basket

with 10:53 left in the first half.