SIU-Edwardsville vs UT Martin

SIU-Edwardsville 69, UT-Martin 65


MARTIN, Tenn. (AP) - Corey Wickware scored 19 points and Southern Illinois-Edwardsville defeated Tennessee-Martin 69-65 on Saturday night.

Mark Yelovich added 18 points, on 7-of-14 shooting, for the Cougars, who shot 48.2 percent for the game (27 of 56).

The Cougars were 15 of 30 from the field in the first half, while limiting UT-Martin to 16.7 percent from 3-point range (2 of 12). SIU-Edwardsville led 35-31 at halftime.

SIU-Edwardsville (5-8, 3-1 Ohio Valley Conference) led 39-33 with 17:38 to go, before scoring 11 straight. After Wikware's 3 started the run, Jerome Jones finished it with eight straight. His 3-pointer put the Cougars up 50-33 with 15:17 remaining.

Mike Liabo led the Skyhawks (3-15, 0-5) with 26 points. Corderio Maclin added 13 points and Myles Taylor 10 for UT-Martin, which lost its sixth straight.

Jeremy Washington had eight assists for the Skyhawks, who finished with 20.

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M. Yelovich, F307-143-391118
D. Shaffer, F244-81-26159
J. Jones, F223-91-42028
K. Davis, G393-80-04407
C. Wickware, G317-113-312019
K. Stineman181-21-22004
C. Joy151-20-03302
Z. Schneider110-10-01140
R. Reed61-10-01012
M. Birts20-00-00000
D. Boarden20-00-01010
Totals 27-569-1433121469
UT Martin Skyhawks
J. Washington, F333-70-18816
M. Taylor, F144-92-240210
M. Liabo, G329-164-433326
O. Minor, G190-10-02310
D. Smith, G140-20-04010
C. Richardson310-20-02430
T. King244-110-071110
C. Maclin236-91-240213
G. Love100-30-01110
Totals 26-607-935201565
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