Adams guides Jacksonville State over North Alabama 69-52

Feb 26, 2022, 12:04 AM | Updated: 2:05 pm

JACKSONVILLE, Ala. (AP) — Darian Adams scored 13 points as Jacksonville State beat North Alabama 69-52 on Saturday.

Demaree King had 11 points for the Gamecocks (20-9, 13-3 Atlantic Sun Conference), who have won four straight. Jalen Gibbs and Kayne Henry added 10 points apiece.

Daniel Ortiz had 27 points and seven rebounds for the Lions (9-20, 2-14), who have lost eight in a row.

The Gamecocks improve to 2-0 against the Lions this season. Jacksonville State defeated North Alabama 65-55 on Jan. 8.

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Adams guides Jacksonville State over North Alabama 69-52