Tennessee Tech vs E. Tennessee State

Tennessee Tech 65, ETSU 62

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JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (AP) - Jud Dillard scored 25 points and grabbed 10 rebounds as Tennessee Tech held on late to beat East Tennessee State 65-62 Saturday.

Dennis Ogbe and Jeremia Samarrippas added 11 points apiece for Tennessee Tech (3-0).

Both teams shot an identical 44.4 percent (12 of 27) from the field in a close first period. East Tennessee State (0-2) led at halftime 29-26.

Tennessee Tech trailed early in the second half but took the lead with 17:08 left in the period with Dillard's layup.

The Golden Eagles would push the lead to as much as 13 points but the Buccaneers would fight back.

Sheldon Cooley's jumper with 22 seconds left cut Tennessee Tech's lead to 2, 64-62, but that was the closest the Buccaneers would get it.

Samarrippas converted a free throw to push the lead to 65-62 and Cooley missed a 3-pointer with three seconds left to seal the victory.

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Tennessee Tech (3-0) «263965
E. Tennessee State (0-2)293362

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Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles
D. Ogbe, F285-50-030411
A. Morse, F110-12-40012
J. Dillard, G3511-172-3106425
J. Samarrippas, G324-81-222211
J. McKay, G160-40-06210
L. Johnson231-52-21124
M. Marseille192-22-46126
T. Barnes120-00-02020
A. Diressa102-40-00106
R. Riggins90-10-02000
M. Hill40-00-00000
Totals 25-479-1534131865
 53.2%60% 
E. Tennessee State Buccaneers
H. Harris, F375-93-471114
J. Walton, F140-30-05040
S. Cooley, G396-135-545217
M. Dubose, G366-145-651119
P. McClain, G160-20-00140
L. Wilson345-121-210212
R. Rembert200-30-01100
Y. Barrueta30-00-00020
K. Gadsden-Gilliard10-00-00000
Totals 22-5614-172691662
 39.3%82.4% 
Ohio Valley
EastConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Belmont15-122-558
Morehead St.10-614-15189
Jax. State9-717-14186
Tenn. St.8-817-12150
Tenn. Tech8-812-19262
Eastern Ky.5-1112-19243
WestConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
UT Martin10-620-11163
SE Missouri St.9-714-17287
Murray St.8-814-16238
Austin Peay7-911-19258
Eastern Ill.6-1014-15268
SIUE1-156-24333

Southern
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
ETSU14-424-769
UNC-Green.14-423-8117
Furman14-421-1097
Chattanooga10-819-11110
Wofford10-815-16201
Mercer9-915-16196
Samford8-1017-14176
Citadel4-1411-20302
W. Carolina4-149-22253
VMI3-156-23321
 
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