Tennessee State vs Tennessee Tech

Tennessee Tech 92, Tennessee St. 86


COOKEVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Jud Dillard and Kevin Murphy scored 29 points apiece to lead Tennessee Tech past Tennessee State 92-86 on Thursday night.

Dillard was a near-perfect 11 of 13 from the field and knocked down all seven of his free throw attempts. Murphy was 9 of 19 from the field, hit three 3-pointers and made eight of 10 free throw attempts.

Tennessee Tech (10-6, 2-1 Ohio Valley Conference) held a slim 77-76 lead before Dillard and Murphy sparked a 15-10 run over the final 2:30 of the second half.

Dillard scored four points during the run and Murphy had eight.

Robert Covington and Patrick Miller paced Tennessee State (8-8, 1-2) with 14 points apiece, but the Tigers allowed the Eagles to shoot 58.3 percent (31 of 53) from the field and 64.3 percent (9 of 14) from 3-point range.

Zac Swansey added 20 points for the Eagles, knocking down six 3-pointers.

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P. Miller, G373-97-823314
J. Cyphers, G215-100-030213
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Z. Bailey190-32-42032
L. McMorrow162-20-02324
C. Dunn110-10-00100
B. Inameti70-10-02110
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