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Southeast Missouri State vs UT Martin

SE Missouri 73, UT-Martin 71


MARTIN, Tenn. (AP) - Marcus Brister's layup with 12 seconds left propelled Southeast Missouri State to a 73-71 win over Tennessee-Martin on Thursday night, keeping the Redhawks undefeated in the Ohio Valley Conference.

Trailing 66-65, Myles Taylor scored six straight points to push the Skyhawks back ahead at 71-70 with 2:21 to play. But the Redhawks (8-7, 3-0) took over from there, as Waylon Jones' foul shot evened the game at 71, setting up Brister's game-winning drop-in.

UT-Martin didn't score in the final 2 minutes, as the Redhawks' defense forced three missed shots at the Skyhawks' end.

The Skyhawks blew a 44-35 halftime lead.

Nick Niemczyk and Tyler Stone scored 16 points apiece to lead the Redhawks. Marland Smith added 12 points and Brister finished with 11.

Mike Liabo scored a game-high 18 points to lead UT-Martin (3-14, 0-4).

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Southeast Missouri State Indians
L. Powell, F294-41-35159
T. Stone, F257-142-260416
M. Smith, G373-34-632012
M. Brister, G335-101-247111
N. Niemczyk, G336-121-153016
M. Porter153-50-02056
L. Nutt120-00-02500
C. Wilford71-10-00112
W. Jones60-01-31001
Z. House30-00-01000
Totals 29-4910-1729191673
UT Martin Skyhawks
M. Taylor, F317-122-332216
J. Washington, F151-42-24454
M. Liabo, G346-163-462218
D. Smith, G325-70-072210
O. Minor, G290-30-01510
T. King215-80-031313
G. Love141-10-00003
C. Maclin132-73-41027
C. Richardson110-00-00500
Totals 27-5810-1328211771
Ohio Valley
EastConf. W-LTot. W-L
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
Austin Peay6-1012-18
UT Martin3-138-23
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