RICHMOND, Ky. (AP) Devontae Blanton scored 21 points as Eastern Kentucky beat Jacksonville State 69-67 on Thursday night.

Blanton shot 9 for 15, including 2 for 4 from beyond the arc for the Colonels (15-9, 8-3 Atlantic Sun Conference). Tayshawn Comer scored 14 points while going 5 of 7 and 2 of 3 from the free throw line. Isaiah Cozart finished 4 of 6 from the floor to finish with eight points, while adding five rebounds and four blocks.

Skyelar Potter led the way for the Gamecocks (10-14, 3-8) with 16 points and 11 rebounds. Clarence Jackson added 15 points for Jacksonville State. Demaree King also had 11 points.


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