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
Belmont7-013-486
Jax. State5-213-9130
Morehead St.5-29-11232
Tenn. Tech4-38-14304
Tenn. St.3-412-8141
Eastern Ky.1-68-14256
WestConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Murray St.5-211-10199
UT Martin4-314-8149
SE Miss. St.4-39-13310
Austin Peay3-47-14272
Eastern Ill.1-69-11280
SIUE0-75-16332

Southern
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
UNC-Green.7-116-5123
Chattanooga6-115-476
Furman5-212-8142
ETSU4-214-5121
Samford4-313-7125
Wofford3-38-11239
Mercer3-59-12180
Citadel2-79-13254
W. Carolina1-66-14225
VMI1-64-14336
 
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SDSU 60 Final
MOST 44
OHST 69 Final
RI 58
BYU 68 Final
ND 78
SAM 54 Final
MEMP 65
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