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Morehead State beat Jacksonville State 85-81
MOREHEAD ST 85, JACKSONVILLE ST 81
MOREHEAD, Ky. (AP) -- Bakari Turner led five Morehead State
players in double figures with 19 points, as they beat
Jacksonville State 85-81 Thursday night in Ohio Valley
Devon Atkinson (18), Chad Posthumus (13), Jarrett Stokes (12)
and Kahlil Owens (11) all scored in double figures helping the
Eagles (12-14, 6-6) snap a three-game losing streak.
After Tarvin Gaines made a 3-pointer to give Jacksonville State
the lead, 76-74, with 2:10 remaining, Atkinson's 3-pointer with
1:46 left recaptured the lead for Morehead State, 77-76.
Atkinson then made four consecutive free throws to make it 81-76
with 25 seconds left, but Brian Williams' 3-pointer followed by
Ronnie Boggs' layup with 16 seconds remaining tied the game for
the Gamecocks at 81-all.
Stokes and Atkinson each made a pair of free throws in the final
2 seconds to give the Eagles the edge.
Gaines led the Gamecocks (15-9, 7-6) with 31 points.
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