EVANSVILLE, Ind. (AP) Marlon Hunter and Jamall Gregory scored 18 points apiece and Malcolm Drumwright sank 1 of 2 free throws with 2 seconds left to help No. 4 seed Jacksonville State hold off fifth-seeded Tennessee Tech 73-70 on Thursday in the quarterfinals of the Ohio Valley Conference Tournament.
The win sends the Gamecocks (21-11) to a semifinal game against No. 1 seed Murray State (24-5) on Friday.
Hunter, Gregory and Norbertas Giga all snared six rebounds to help Jacksonville State win the battle of the boards 34-27. Giga added 15 points on 7-of-11 shooting. Drumwright scored 10 and added five rebounds and five assists.