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Tennessee Tech pulls away from JSU

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Four players scored in double figures for the Jacksonville State men's basketball team but the Gamecocks struggled from the field and fell to Tennessee Tech 72-60 on Saturday afternoon at Pete Mathews Coliseum.

The Gamecocks (10-16, 4-7 Ohio Valley Conference) shot just 16-of-54 (30 percent) from the field for the game and watched as the Golden Eagles (12-13, 5-5 OVC) finished the game shooting 27-of-53 (50.9 percent) while pulling away in the second half.

Junior Darion Rackley finished with a game-high 16 points on a 10-of-13 performance from the free throw line. Senior Brian Williams added 14 points while junior D.J. Felder scored 13 points, all in the first half and grabbed eight rebounds. Junior Avery Moore rounded out the Gamecocks scoring with 10 points.

Dennis Ogbe led the Golden Eagles with 15 points and eight rebounds on a 6-of-7 performance from the floor. Ladon Carter added 12 points and eight rebounds for a TTU team that outrebounded the Gamecocks 41-30. Dwan Caldwell finished with 11 points while DeOndre Haynes rounded out the scoring with 10 points.

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