UT Martin vs Tennessee State

Tennessee St. 83, UT-Martin 67

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Robert Covington scored 17 points to lead four Tennessee State players in double figures and the Tigers defeated Tennessee-Martin 83-67 on Thursday night.

Covington exceeded the 1,000 point mark for his career, he now has 1,009 career points.

Patrick Miller added 13 points, Wil Peters had 11 points and seven assists and Jordan Fredrick chipped in 10 points for Tennessee State (8-6).

It was the first win in an Ohio Valley Conference opener for the Tigers since they defeated Southeast Missouri 75-72 on Dec. 7, 2006.

Tennessee State shot 56.1 percent from the field (32 of 57) for its fifth straight win.

Mike Liabo scored 13 points to lead the Skyhawks (3-12, 0-2). Myles Taylor chipped in 12 points, Troy King 11 and Dane Smith 10 for UT-Martin, which has lost seven of its last eight.

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UT Martin Skyhawks
M. Taylor, F325-132-660212
J. Washington, F222-62-44046
M. Liabo, G314-152-246113
D. Smith, G234-42-222410
O. Minor, G160-11-22021
C. Richardson241-30-01333
T. King205-70-040111
M. Harris140-12-21112
G. Love121-10-02103
C. Maclin63-50-11026
Totals 25-5611-1928132067
 44.6%57.9% 
Tennessee State Tigers
R. Covington, F277-102-351317
K. Thornton, F143-50-03037
W. Peters, G334-63-417011
J. Cyphers, G213-72-232410
T. Fredrick, G203-53-35109
P. Miller246-80-133313
M. Rhett232-51-48025
K. Butcher150-20-01000
K. Moore152-51-23126
M. Green82-41-11025
Totals 32-5713-2035151983
 56.1%65% 
Ohio Valley
EastConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Belmont12-420-1295
Tenn. St.11-520-11148
Tenn. Tech11-519-11134
Morehead St.11-523-14127
Eastern Ky.6-1015-16210
Jax. State4-128-23309
WestConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
UT Martin10-620-15212
Murray St.10-617-14169
Eastern Ill.9-713-17271
Austin Peay7-918-18189
SIUE3-136-22305
SE Miss. St.2-145-24342
 
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