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Eastern Illinois Panthers vs Jacksonville State Gamecocks Wrap - Jacksonville State Wins 76-64

Jacksonville State grabbed a 76-64 win over Eastern Illinois on Thursday, behind a 18-point effort from Darian Adams at Pete Mathews Coliseum.

Jacksonville State won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the -9.0-point spread as favorites.

Kayne Henry had 17 points for Jacksonville State and Jalen Finch chipped in with 14 points. Jalen Finch had 8 assists for them, while Brandon Huffman was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 11 boards.

Eastern Illinois got a 21-point performance from Marvin Johnson, who was supported by 15 points from Kashawn Charles. Marvin Johnson had 5 assists in a losing cause for Eastern Illinois, while Sammy Friday IV grabbed 8 rebounds.

Jacksonville State was winning at the break before taking care of business in the second half.

Jacksonville State had a 43-35 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.

Next game, Jacksonville State takes its act home to face Southern Illinois-Edwardsville looking for another win. For Eastern Illinois, they head on the road to face Tennessee Tech.