Scores

Final

Jacksonville St 67

(15-10, 7-7 OVC)

E Kentucky 80

(21-6, 10-3 OVC)

    7:00 PM ET, February 16, 2013

    1 2 T
    JVST 34 3367
    EKY 39 4180

    Top Performers

    Jacksonville St: B. Williams 17 Pts, 4 Reb, 7 Ast, 3 Stl, 1 Blk

    Eastern Kentucky: C. Walden 19 Pts, 5 Reb, 5 Ast, 3 Stl

    E. Kentucky 80, Jacksonville St. 67

    Associated Press

    RICHMOND, Ky. -- Glenn Cosey scored 21 points and Tarius Johnson has a double-double, 15 points and 11 rebounds as Eastern Kentucky pulled away to beat Jacksonville State 80-67.

    Corey Walden added 19 points, Eric Stutz had 11 and Mike DiNunno chipped in 10 to help Eastern Kentucky (21-6, 10-3 Ohio Valley Conference) win its fifth straight game.

    On top 39-34 at halftime, Eastern Kentucky opened the second half on a 15-6 run to go up 54-40 with 14:37 left to play.

    The Colonels took their biggest lead of the game, 65-46, on Johnson's layup with 9:01 remaining.

    Brian Williams' 3-pointer cut Jacksonville State's deficit to 71-67 with just under 2 minutes to play, but the Gamecocks failed to score another point.

    Eastern Kentucky shot 53.6 percent (15 of 28), while Jacksonville State shot 42.3 percent (11 of 26), in the second half.

    Tarvin Gaines led the Gamecocks (15-10, 7-7) with 21 points.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    JVST
    EKY
    Points 67 80
    FG Made-Attempted 26-55 (.473) 31-58 (.534)
    3P Made-Attempted 6-15 (.400) 9-24 (.375)
    FT Made-Attempted 9-12 (.750) 9-11 (.818)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 11 (0/0) 15 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 9 19

    2012-13 Season

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