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Tennessee Tech vs SIU-Edwardsville

SIU-Edwardsville 83, Tennessee Tech 68

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EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. (AP) - Jerome Jones scored 20 points to guide Southern Illinois-Edwardsville to an 83-68 victory over Tennessee Tech in an Ohio Valley opener Thursday night.

Kris Davis added 19 points, including 5 of 6 from 3-point range, for the Cougars (3-7).

Mark Yelovich had a double-double of 16 points and 10 rebounds, and Corey Wickware scored 12 points with nine assists.

Jud Dillard had 24 points and nine rebounds for the Golden Eagles (8-6), who made it to last season's conference championship game. Zach Bailey scored 16 and Zac Swansey 10.

Jones hit 8 of 11 shots to pace the Cougars, who shot 52 percent (30 of 58).

Southern Illinois-Edwardsville gained the momentum by breaking a 27-27 tie with a 13-2 spurt late in the first half.

The Cougars led 44-33 at the break and prevented the Golden Eagles from getting closer than six in the second half.

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Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles
T. Barnes, F292-44-66248
D. Ogbe, F71-10-02022
J. Dillard, G388-177-1090124
Z. Swansey, G385-110-057210
K. Murphy, G351-162-25224
Z. Bailey334-96-752316
C. Dunn120-60-00210
B. Inameti82-20-01024
J. McKay00-00-00010
Totals 23-6619-2536151868
 34.8%76% 
SIU-Edwardsville Cougars
J. Jones, F368-114-470220
M. Yelovich, F326-143-4103216
D. Shaffer, F81-30-02052
K. Davis, G356-122-441119
C. Wickware, G343-94-569212
R. Reed203-40-03346
C. Joy131-10-23132
K. Stineman112-32-21006
Z. Schneider100-10-02030
M. Birts10-00-00000
Totals 30-5815-2140172283
 51.7%71.4% 
Ohio Valley
EastConf. W-LTot. W-L
Belmont14-226-10
Eastern Ky.11-524-10
Morehead St.10-620-14
Tenn. Tech9-717-16
Jax. State4-1210-21
Tenn. St.4-125-25
WestConf. W-LTot. W-L
Murray St.13-323-11
SE Miss. St.8-818-14
Eastern Ill.7-911-19
SIUE7-911-20
Austin Peay6-1012-18
UT Martin3-138-23
 
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