UT Martin vs Eastern Kentucky

E. Kentucky 86, UT-Martin 78

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RICHMOND, Ky. (AP) - Joshua Jones hit a 3-pointer for Eastern Kentucky's final points of regulation and the first overtime, and Jaron Jones scored a team-high 20 including the final points of the second OT, in an 86-78 win over Tennessee-Martin Thursday night.

The Jones boys, no relation, kept the Colonels firing all night as Joshua Jones' sank a 3-pointer with 43 seconds left in regulation to put Eastern Kentucky (11-9, 5-3 Ohio Valley Conference) up 62-58. But a Skyhawks jumper and layup in the final 36 seconds sent it to OT.

Myles Taylor's free throw put UT-Martin (3-17, 0-7) up 71-68 with 15 seconds to play in the first overtime but another Joshua Jones 3, this one from the top of the key with 6 seconds left, sent the game into a second extra frame.

Jeff Johnson's 3 sparked a 15-7 run in the second OT to seal it for Eastern Kentucky.

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UT Martin Skyhawks
M. Taylor, F385-95-8122315
J. Washington, F293-60-06356
O. Minor, G483-62-43238
M. Liabo, G478-235-741223
D. Smith, G434-114-681412
T. King182-41-15316
C. Maclin122-51-11115
G. Love91-10-00123
C. Richardson50-00-00030
K. Taylor10-00-00000
Totals 28-6518-2741142478
 43.1%66.7% 
Eastern Kentucky Colonels
J. Jones, F475-149-1043220
E. Stutz, F287-104-460218
D. Riggs, G471-66-85149
J. Jones, G405-110-163113
M. DiNunno, G333-74-611410
J. Johnson221-23-42046
J. Allgood162-30-01126
J. Newby120-20-02140
T. Knipp51-31-20104
Totals 25-5827-3533112386
 43.1%77.1% 
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EastConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Belmont15-123-760
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Tenn. Tech8-812-20277
Eastern Ky.5-1112-19248
WestConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
UT Martin10-622-13164
SE Missouri St.9-715-18274
Murray St.8-816-17230
Austin Peay7-911-19261
Eastern Ill.6-1014-15265
SIUE1-156-24333
 
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