EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. -- Tyresse Williford came off the bench to score 16 points to carry Southern Illinois-Edwardsville to a 76-68 win over Tennessee Tech on Thursday night.
Brandon Jackson had 16 points and eight rebounds for Southern Illinois-Edwardsville (10-19, 6-11 Ohio Valley Conference). Cameron Williams added 13 points and seven rebounds. David McFarland had 13 points for the home team.
Micaiah Henry had 15 points for the Golden Eagles (7-23, 3-14), whose losing streak stretched to nine games. Jr Clay added 13 points. He also had seven turnovers but only three assists. Corey Tillery had 13 points and seven rebounds.
Hunter Vick, the Golden Eagles' second leading scorer coming into the matchup at 11 points per game, shot only 11 percent in the game (1 of 9) for six points.
The Cougars evened the season series against the Golden Eagles with the win. Tennessee Tech defeated Southern Illinois-Edwardsville 78-69 on Jan. 10. Southern Illinois-Edwardsville finishes out the regular season against Jacksonville State at home on Saturday. Tennessee Tech finishes out the regular season against Eastern Illinois on the road on Saturday.
For more AP college basketball coverage: https://apnews.com/Collegebasketball and http://twitter.com/AP-Top25
This was generated by Automated Insights, http://www.automatedinsights.com/ap, using data from STATS LLC, https://www.stats.com
Source: 7-foot-6 Tacko Fall to sign Celtics deal
Tacko Fall has attracted attention because of his size and because he held his own against Zion Williamson in UCF's one-point loss to Duke in the NCAA tournament.
Williams' amazing journey continues in NBA
Tennessee forward Grant Williams joins The Paul Finebaum Show to talk about his emotions after being drafted by the Boston Celtics in the 2019 NBA Draft.
12 SEC players selected in 2019 NBA Draft
Vanderbilt's Darius Garland is selected fifth overall, while Kentucky and Tennessee each have three players drafted.