Lipscomb vs Tennessee Tech

Tennessee Tech 89, Lipscomb 87


COOKEVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Kevin Murphy scored 29 points as Tennessee Tech rallied in the second half to force overtime, then held on to prevail against Lipscomb 89-87 Saturday night.

Murphy made 1 of 2 free throws with 3 seconds left in overtime to put Tennessee Tech (5-4) ahead 89-87. Lipscomb (6-5) missed a desperation heave from past halfcourt at the buzzer.

Trailing 38-30 at halftime, Tennessee Tech (5-4) sank 6 of 8 3-point attempts in the second half, including 4 by Murphy. Robert Boyd, who scored a career-high 23 for Lipscomb, hit a 3-pointer with 12 seconds left in regulation to tie it at 77.

Deonte Alexander had a career-best 21 for Lipscomb, including four 3-pointers. His last came with 0:05 left, pulling the Bisons within one, 88-87, after Zach Bailey's free throw had given the Golden Eagles an 88-84 lead. Murphy's foul shot and Lipscomb's long miss then ended it.

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Lipscomb Bison
D. Smith, F263-71-23627
J. Glenn, C294-82-2112410
R. Boyd, G409-170-052323
J. Burgason, G322-91-22257
J. Arnett, G302-52-23437
D. Alexander327-113-373321
M. Smith244-70-45138
M. Williams92-40-00024
M. Smith30-00-00010
Totals 33-689-1544202687
Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles
T. Barnes, F321-42-46324
D. Ogbe, F80-00-00020
K. Murphy, G4110-225-873029
Z. Swansey, G395-110-036111
J. Dillard, G366-1110-1390422
Z. Bailey301-53-32015
B. Inameti132-31-14035
L. McMorrow131-32-22044
C. Dunn103-60-00029
J. McKay20-10-00100
Totals 29-6623-3140131989
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