Recap: Morehead State vs. Jacksonville St
Morehead, KY (SportsNetwork.com) - Angelo Warner tallied 14 points, helping the Morehead State Eagles top the Jacksonville State Gamecocks, 65-54, in Ohio Valley Conference play at Johnson Arena.
Chad Posthumus grabbed 12 rebounds for the Eagles (15-9, 6-3 OVC), who have won four of their last six games. Greg Dotson and Billy Reader each added 10 points.
Avery Moore scored 13 points for the Gamecocks (10-15, 4-6), who have lost three of their last four. D.J. Felder contributed 12 points.
The Eagles shot an even 50 percent from the field in the first half to their opponent's 45.8 percent. The Gamecocks, however, hit 4-of-8 from 3-point range and went up 30-28 at the half.
In the second half the Gamecocks dipped to 32 percent from the floor, including just 2-of-14 from the perimeter. At the other end, the Eagles took the lead on the heels of a 46.4 percent shooting performance, up by as many as 11, with 6:48 to play.
Morehead State dominated the paint, where it outscored JSU 36-24 and outrebounded the visitors 40-21.Game Notes