Eastern Kentucky Defeats Jacksonville State 73-62 - Recap

Jacksonville State was scorched by Corey Walden for 28 points as Eastern Kentucky defeated them 73-62 in NCAA action on Saturday.

Bettors who backed Eastern Kentucky were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as an underdog of 1.5 at sportsbooks.

Eastern Kentucky got 24 points from Mike DiNunno and another 7 points from Timmy Knipp. Corey Walden contributed 4 assists, while Timmy Knipp cleaned the glass with 5 rebounds.

Jacksonville State got a 17-point performance from Tarvin Gaines, who was supported by 14 points from Brian Williams. Brian Williams had 5 assists in a losing cause for Jacksonville State, while Tarvin Gaines grabbed 11 rebounds.

Eastern Kentucky led at halftime, 36-22.

Jacksonville State had a 37-31 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.