Murray State tops Jacksonville State 57-54

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MURRAY, Ky. (AP)—Tony Easley scored 14 points on 7-of-10 shooting and Murray State beat Jacksonville State 57-54 on Saturday night.

Trialing 43-42 with 8:34 left, Murray State scored seven unanswered points to lead 49-43 with 5:18 to go.

Danero Thomas, who had four points during the run, hit a layup and two free throws, followed by a free throw from Tyler Holloway and two foul shots made by Isaac Miles.

Jeffrey McClain sealed the game for the Racers (14-10, 9-5 Ohio Valley Conference) on two free throws with 1 second left.

Danero Thomas added 13 points for Murray State in its third straight win.

Jonathan Toles paced Jacksonville State (11-14, 4-11) with 17 points. Toles was 8-for-8 from the free throw line.

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 Top Performers
 Jacksonville St.
Jonathan Toles Jonathan Toles
4-13,  17 Pts
3 Rebs, 4 Assists
 Murray St.
Tony Easley Tony Easley
7-10,  14 Pts
7 Rebs, 0 Assists

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