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Drumwright nails 3 as Jacksonville St tops SC Upstate 67-66

December 18, 2016

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) — Getting possession with three seconds to play, Malcolm Drumwright put up a game-winning, buzzer-beating 3-point shot that lifted Jacksonville State to a 67-66 victory over South Carolina Upstate on Sunday.

Malik Moore boosted S.C. Upstate into a 65-64 lead with 3-point play, on a layup and a free throw, with 26 seconds remaining then added another point making the second of two foul shots with the clock showing three seconds.

Drumwright, who finished with 18 points, came through with the winner. Erik Dunham added 14 points and 10 rebounds, Jacara Cross and Christian Cunningham scored 12 each for the Gamecocks (7-6). Cunningham also grabbed 10 rebounds.

Moore scored 15 points for the Spartans (7-7), including six in the last 1:33. Michael Buchanan also scored 15 and grabbed 10 rebounds while Ramel Thompkins scored 12 and Mike Cunningham 10.