With the win, Jacksonville State finds itself in a second-place tie with Austin Peay in the Ohio Valley Conference. The Gamecocks and the Governors are 10-3 after Austin Peay was tipped 73-71 by Murray State Thursday. Murray State and Belmont share first place at 11-2.
The Gamecocks (18-8) launched a 10-0 run less than a minute into the game to lead 10-2 and never looked back. Hunter scored four points in the run and Ty Hudson six on back-to-back 3-pointers. Hudson finished with 13 points for Jacksonville State, which led by as many as 22.
Jr. Clay scored eight straight points to bring Tennessee Tech as close as 65-57 with less than a minute to go. He led the Golden Eagles (7-19, 3-10) with 17 points -- 15 after halftime -- and five assists.
Auburn blows past Kansas 89-75 to reach Sweet 16
Bruce Pearl's Auburn rebuilding project took a massive leap.
Brown goes on a 3-point spree in Auburn's easy win
Bryce Brown knocks down seven triples in a 25-point performance of Auburn's 89-75 victory over Kansas.
Down goes Villanova, Kansas, and here comes Zion vs. Tacko
The NCAA tournament on Saturday had prolific scoring performances and the elimination of proud programs. What will Sunday's games bring?