Jacksonville St. tops Morehead St. 57-52
JACKSONVILLE, Ala. (AP)—DeAndre Bray scored 18 points and Jacksonville State rallied to defeat Morehead State 57-52.
The Gamecocks (10-11, 4-8 Ohio Valley Conference), who entered the game having lost seven of their last eight, snapped the Eagles’ four-game winning streak.
In the first 6:14, the teams combined for only five points, with Morehead State (13-11,9-3) ahead 3-2.
The Eagles led 21-17 at halftime and had a 46-41 advantage with 6:09 left. The Gamecocks used a 12-6 run to pull ahead 53-52 with 42 seconds remaining on a Jonathan Toles three-point play and sealed the win with free throws.
Toles and Jeremy Bynum added 13 points apiece for Jacksonville State, which was 16-for-49 from the field (32.7 percent). Morehead State was 18-for-57 (31.6 percent).
Leon Buchanan led the Eagles, who beat the Gamecocks 76-61 on Jan. 10, with 17 points.
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