Jackson lifts SIU-Edwardsville past UT-Martin 90-75
MARTIN, Tenn. (AP) — Brandon Jackson had a season-high 21 points as Southern Illinois-Edwardsville defeated UT Martin 90-75 on Thursday night.
Shamar Wright had 13 points for Southern Illinois-Edwardsville (8-22, 5-12 Ohio Valley Conference). Zeke Moore added 13 points. Kenyon Duling had 11 points.
Southern Illinois-Edwardsville scored 50 first-half points, a season high for the team.
Quintin Dove had 26 points and 20 rebounds for the Skyhawks (8-20, 4-13). Derek Hawthorne, Jr. added 22 points and nine rebounds.
Parker Stewart, who led the Skyhawks in scoring coming into the matchup with 20 points per game, was held to 6 points (2 of 12).
The Cougars evened the season series against the Skyhawks with the win. UT Martin defeated Southern Illinois-Edwardsville 79-76 on Jan. 25. Southern Illinois-Edwardsville finishes out the regular season against Eastern Illinois at home on Saturday. UT Martin finishes out the regular season against Southeast Missouri at home on Saturday.
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