Cmichigan 27 46 73
Jacksnvlst 33 49 82
Date of game: 12/17/2013

Recap: Jacksonville St vs. Central Mich

Jacksonville, FL (SportsNetwork.com) - Avery Moore scored 19 points off the bench to lift the Jacksonville State Gamecocks to an 82-73 triumph over the Central Michigan Chippewas in a non-conference joust at Pete Mathews Coliseum.

Moore was a strong 6-of-8 shooting from the floor, adding a 4-of-5 effort from the free-throw line to pace the Gamecocks. Undra Mitchem added 17 points and Darion Rackley tacked on 16 for Jacksonville State (5-8). Teraes Clemmons chipped in 12 points off the bench for JSU, which has won two of its last three games.

John Simons had 18 points and was a rebound shy of a double-double for Central Michigan (6-5). Chris Fowler tallied 17 points and Austin Stewart chimed in with 10 for CMU, which dropped its second straight game.

The Gamecocks led 33-27 at halftime. They shot at a 46.2 percent clip in the opening period, including a 5-of-10 effort from beyond the arc. The Chippewas fell behind, netting 43.5 percent from the field.

Jacksonville State heated up to 62.5 percent shooting over the final 20 minutes, and knocked down 15-of-24 attempts from the free-throw line, to pull out the victory.

The win earned some revenge for Jacksonville State, which lost to Central Michigan, 66-61, on Nov. 30. Both teams took great care of the basketball, combining for just 16 turnovers in the game.

Game Notes

Barnum hopes to lift Portland State in 2015

Portland State and new coach Bruce Barnum will face two FBS opponents and five teams at home as part of an 11-game 2015 schedule announced on Thursday.

NASCAR News
Pence breaks arm, out 6-to-8 weeks

The defending World Series champion San Francisco Giants will be without a key regular for perhaps the first month of the 2015 season after All-Star outfielder Hunter Pence fractured his left forearm in Thursday's spring training game.

Blazers' Matthews ruptures Achilles in win

Portland, OR (Sports Network) - The Portland Trail Blazers announced after their 94-75 win over the Dallas Mavericks that shooting guard Wesley Matthews will miss the remainder of the season with a ruptured Achilles tendon.

Ovechkin ruled out vs. Wild

Washington Capitals star forward Alex Ovechkin will not play in Thursday night's game against the Minnesota Wild due to a lower-body injury.

Stay Connected with WDEF News 12
 
Inergize Digital This site is hosted and managed by Inergize Digital.