MURRAY, Ky. -- — Amanze Ngumezi had 17 points as Jacksonville State edged past Murray State 85-82 on Thursday night.
The Gamecocks led by 10 with 2 1/2 minutes to go but Chico Carter Jr. rallied the Racers. He had them within two following his 3-pointer off a turnover with a minute to go. After a pair of Ngumezi free throws at 24 seconds, courtesy of his offensive rebound, Carter made a layup to cut the deficit to 83-81 with 16 seconds to go.
The Racers then came up with a turnover but Devin Gilmore made just 1 of 2 from the foul line at the 11 second mark. A quick foul allowed Darian Adams to make a pair from the line but Murray State couldn't get a tying shot to drop.
Brandon Huffman added 16 points for the Gamecocks (9-5, 5-3 Ohio Valley Conference) while Jalen Finch chipped in 15. Finch also had 10 rebounds and six assists. Demaree King had 13 points for Jacksonville State
For more AP college basketball coverage: https://apnews.com/Collegebasketball and http://twitter.com/AP--Top25
This was generated by Automated Insights, http://www.automatedinsights.com/ap, using data from STATS LLC, https://www.stats.com
Everything you need to know about the NCAA's NIL debate
With the athletes, the NCAA, legislators and the courts all still involved, expect more twists and turns in the name, image and likeness debate. Check back here for all the latest news.
Patrick Sellers replaces Donyell Marshall as Central Connecticut Blue Devils men's basketball coach
Patrick Sellers has been hired as the new men's basketball coach at Central Connecticut, his alma mater.
NCAA Division I men's college basketball rosters, departures, newcomers for 2021-22
Your complete guide to the roster movement for every high-major program in men's college basketball.
|Southeast Missouri State||9-11||9||11-16|