Jacksonville St. fends off Morehead St. 76-72 behind Roub

first_img LIVE TV Associated Press Television News  Martin Roub scored 21 points with six 3-pointers and Jacksonville State held on to beat Morehead State 76-72 in an Ohio Valley Conference opener on Thursday night.Justin Thomas’ free throw with 8:32 left gave the Gamecocks a 63-53 lead before the Eagles outscored them 17-6 and led by a point on James Baker’s tip-in with 45 seconds left. Roub converted a three-point play with 29 seconds left, and after an Eagles’ timeout, Thomas missed a jump shot with 19 seconds to go.Derrick Cook and Ty Hudson each made a pair of foul shots to seal the win. Cook and Hudson each scored 13 and Jacara Cross 12 for the Gamecocks (6-8).Tyzhaun Claude led the Eagles (6-8) with 19 points and 12 rebounds and Djimon Henson scored 16. Written By COMMENT First Published: 3rd January, 2020 12:49 ISTcenter_img SUBSCRIBE TO US Last Updated: 3rd January, 2020 12:49 IST Jacksonville St. Fends Off Morehead St. 76-72 Behind Roub  Martin Roub scored 21 points with six 3-pointers and Jacksonville State held on to beat Morehead State 76-72 in an Ohio Valley Conference opener on Thursday night. WATCH US LIVE FOLLOW USlast_img

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