Jacksonville St. defeats E. Illinois 89-84 in 2OT
CHARLESTON, Ill. (AP) — Jason Burnell had 26 points and 14 rebounds as Jacksonville State edged past Eastern Illinois 89-84 in double overtime on Thursday night. De'Torrion Ware added 20 points...
Gregory leads Jacksonville St past E Kentucky 104-101 in 2OT
JACKSONVILLE, Ala. (AP) — Jamall Gregory scored 21 points, Jason Burnell scored 20 and Jacksonville State's 5-0 run in the closing seconds of the second overtime gave the Gamecocks a 104-101 win...
Burnell carries Jacksonville St. past Tennessee St. 84-65
JACKSONVILLE, Ala. (AP) — Jason Burnell matched his career high with 30 points as Jacksonville State defeated Tennessee State 84-65 on Saturday night.
Jamall Gregory had 13 points for Jacksonville State (19-8, 11-3 Ohio Valley Conference). Ty Hudson added 10 points. Christian Cunningham had nine rebounds for the home team.
Stokley Chaffee Jr. had 17 points for the Tigers (8-18, 5-9). Kamar McKnight added 12 points. Tripp Davis had 12 points and six rebounds.
Jacksonville St tops Tennessee Tech 67-57, shares 2nd in OVC
COOKEVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Jason Burnell and Marlon Hunter combined for 41 points and Jacksonville State defeated Tennessee Tech 67-57 Thursday night.
With the win, Jacksonville State finds itself in a second-place tie with Austin Peay in the Ohio Valley Conference. The Gamecocks and the Governors are 10-3 after Austin Peay was tipped 73-71 by Murray State Thursday. Murray State and Belmont share first place at 11-2.
Parks’ late 3 lets UT Martin upset Jacksonville State, 66-64
MARTIN, Tenn. (AP) — Preston Parks hit the game-winning 3-pointer with more than a minute left to lift UT Martin to a 66-64 win over Jacksonville State in an Ohio Valley Conference battle on Thursday night.
The loss knocks Jacksonville State two games back of the three-team logjam atop the conference standings.
Taylor scores 30 and Austin Peay knocks off Jacksonville St.
JACKSONVILLE, Ala. (AP) — Terry Taylor scored 30 points and found a cutting Jabari McGhee for the winning basket with 21.3 seconds left as Austin Peay beat Jacksonville State 74-71 on Saturday to drop the Gamecocks into a first-place tie in the Ohio Valley Conference.
Burnell, Hunter lead Jacksonville St to win in OVC showdown
JACKSONVILLE, Ala. (AP) — Jason Burnell had 21 points and a career-high 17 rebounds, Marlon Hunter scored 24 points, and Jacksonville State defeated Murray State 88-68 on Thursday night in a showdown for first-place in the Ohio Valley Conference.
Mayo carries E. Kentucky past Jacksonville St. 88-70
BEREA, Ky. (AP) — Nick Mayo had 22 points as Eastern Kentucky won its seventh straight home game, getting past Jacksonville State 88-70 on Thursday night.
Kelvin Robinson had 17 points and seven rebounds for Eastern Kentucky (10-10, 3-4 Ohio Valley Conference). Dujuanta Weaver added 14 points and Tre King had 11 points and 12 rebounds.
Burnell leads Jacksonville State past Tennessee Tech 65-48
JACKSONVILLE, Ala. (AP) — Jason Burnell had 14 points and 14 rebounds and Jacksonville State beat Tennessee Tech 65-48 on Saturday night to remain undefeated in the Ohio Valley Conference.
Ty Hudson added 14 points for the Gamecocks (14-5, 6-0 OVC), who are riding a seven-game win streak and have won 14 of 16. The victory also tied coach Ray Harper's squad for the longest winning streak in the program's Division I history, and matched Mark Turgeon's 1999-00 team for best D-I conference start.
Jacksonville State holds SIU-Edwardsville to 54 points
JACKSONVILLE, Ala. (AP) — Jason Burnell scored 17 points and grabbed nine rebounds, Jacara Cross added 15 points, and Jacksonville State routed SIU-Edwardsville 90-54 on Saturday for its largest margin of victory over an Ohio Valley Conference opponent in school history.
Marlon Hunter scored 14 points for the Gamecocks (12-5, 4-0), who never trailed and shot 60 percent in winning their fifth straight.
Mostella, Hudson lead Jacksonville St past Tennessee St
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Detrick Mostella scored 15 points, Ty Hudson added 12 and Jacksonville State held off cold-shooting Tennessee State 69-62 on Saturday night.
The Gamecocks were down 51-47 when the Tigers scored with 9:54 remaining. Then the Tigers had six turnovers and five misses before their next bucket with 1:09 to play to trail 63-58.
Burnell leads Jacksonville State past North Alabama, 64-50
JACKSONVILLE, Ala. (AP) — Jason Burnell had 19 points and nine rebounds and Marlon Hunter scored 15 to help Jacksonville State beat North Alabama 64-50 on Tuesday night.
Burnell made 9 of 11 free throws and had two blocks and two steals. Ty Hudson added 11 points for the Gamecocks (7-4), who won 76-65 at North Alabama on Dec. 1.
Cunningham helps Jacksonville St. hold off Evansville 55-50
EVANSVILLE, Ind. (AP) — Christian Cunningham had 13 points to go with 15 rebounds as Jacksonville State held off Evansville 55-50 on Saturday to give the Aces their first home loss this season.
Cunningham pulled down six offensive rebounds. Jason Burnell posted 12 points with 10 rebounds and two blocks and Ty Hudson drained 4 of 5 from long range to total 14 points.
Wichita State holds Jacksonville St. at bay with 69-65 win
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Samajae Haynes-Jones scored 17 points and Markis McDuffie made the go-ahead jumper with 4:31 left and Wichita State beat Jacksonville State 69-65 on Wednesday night.
Hunter scores season-high 23, Jacksonville State wins 76-65
FLORENCE, Ala. (AP) — Marlon Hunter scored a career-high 23 points, leading four into double-figure scoring as Jacksonville State led all the way to defeat North Alabama 76-65 Saturday, pushing its win streak to four.
Sharkey’s big night leads Samford in 92-72 victory
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Josh Sharkey scored 22 points, had 10 assists and made eight steals and Samford defeated Jacksonville State 92-72 on Friday night.
Sharkey was 5 of 8 from the field and hit 10 of 11 free throws in leading five Bulldogs (2-0) in double-figure scoring. Ruben Guerrero had 14 points, Brandon Austin and Myron Gordon 13 each and Robert Allen 11. Samford shot 55 percent and made 10 of 18 from the arc, led by three from Austin, who had a team-leading seven rebounds.
CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Clemson coach Brad Brownell says point guard Shelton Mitchell will have arthroscopic knee surgery and need six weeks to recover.
Brownell said Saturday that Mitchell should be ready for individual summer workouts. Mitchell is a transfer from Vanderbilt and last year played his first season with the Tigers. He finished second on the team in scoring, averaging 10.8 points game and led Clemson with 103 assists.
Clemson point guard Shelton Mitchell out indefinitely with knee injury
CLEMSON — The Clemson men’s basketball season has not even begun, and already the Tigers are holding their breath on the injury front.
Starting point guard Shelton Mitchell suffered a non-contact knee injury in practice Tuesday morning, the program announced. Mitchell has been ruled out for Friday’s season opener against Georgia, and will undergo “a procedure” with no timetable initially declared for his expected return.