NCAA Game Summary - Murray State at Jacksonville State|
(Saturday, January 26)
Final Score: Jacksonville State 65, Murray State 64
Jacksonville, AL (Sports Network) - Brian Williams scored 17 points, including
the game-winning pair of free throws in the waning seconds, as the
Jacksonville State Gamecocks outlasted the Murray State Racers, 65-64, in Ohio
Valley Conference action at Pete Mathews Coliseum.
Ronnie Boggs and Tarvin Gaines scored 13 points apiece, while Mason Leggett
had 12 points for Jacksonville State (15-5, 6-2 OVC), which has won back-to-
For Murray State (15-5, 6-2), Isaiah Canaan scored 20 points, Ed Daniel
tallied a double-double with 10 points and 17 rebounds, while Stacy Wilson
chipped in 16 points.
Jacksonville State took a 30-21 lead at intermission after it outshot Murray
State from the field in the first half, 46.2 percent to 37.5 percent.
The Racers would not go away quietly, gradually chipping away at their deficit
before taking their first lead of the second half, 64-63, on a Brandon Garrett
bucket with nine seconds remaining. The Gamecocks took advantage on their
final possession however, as Williams drilled two clutch free throws to lift
them to victory.
Jacksonville State outscored Murray State from the foul line, 20-14.
01/26 20:17:37 ET