Gamecock season ends in heartbreak

Daniel Mayes, Sports Editor EVANSVILLE, Ind. —What a game. What a comeback. For Jacksonville State, what a heartbreak. Even after a furious 20-point second half comeback for the Gamecocks, JSU fell to Murray State 70-63 in the Ohio Valley Tournament semifinals to end their season. “These kids fought and battled right to the bitter end,” … Continue reading Gamecock season ends in heartbreak

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JSU hangs on to move past Tech

Jamall Gregory throws down a dunk over a Tennessee Tech defender (JSU Athletics) Daniel Mayes, Sports Editor EVANSVILLE, Ind.­—The journey in the tourney for the Jacksonville State men’s basketball team is officially underway. The Gamecocks took down Tennessee Tech 73-70 in the quarterfinals of the Ohio Valley Conference Tournament, setting up a semifinal date with … Continue reading JSU hangs on to move past Tech

Finding the Wright fit: Malcolm Drumwright creates legacy at JSU

Malcolm Drumwright warms up before Jacksonville State's NCAA Tournament game against Louisville last March. (Matt Reynolds/JSU) Daniel Mayes, Sports Editor Forty-nine seconds left. Gamecocks clinging to a five-point lead over OVC juggernaut Belmont. Malcolm Drumwright, as he has so many times in a Gamecock uniform, rose up and released a huge shot. As has happened … Continue reading Finding the Wright fit: Malcolm Drumwright creates legacy at JSU

Gamecocks take down Golden Eagles to clinch four-seed

Hollie Ivey, Staff Sports Reporter The Jacksonville State men’s basketball team (20-11, 11-7 OVC) took home a 66-57 win over Tennessee Tech in their final regular season game on Saturday, clinching the No. 4 seed in the upcoming Ohio Valley Conference Championship and earning its second consecutive 20-win season. Former Head Coach Bill Jones was … Continue reading Gamecocks take down Golden Eagles to clinch four-seed