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Tennessee Tech vs Tennessee State

Tennessee St. 84, Tennessee Tech 65

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Kellen Thornton had 17 points and 10 rebounds, and Patrick Miller and Robert Covington scored 17 each to lead Tennessee State to an 84-65 victory over Tennessee Tech in Ohio Valley Conference play Thursday night.

M.J. Rhett added 13 points and Jordan Cyphers 10 for the Tigers (13-10, 7-3), who had lost three in a row on the road but are 9-0 at home.

Jud Dillard had 20 points and eight rebounds, Dennis Ogbe scored 17 with 12 rebounds, and Jeremia Samarrippas added 12 points for the Golden Eagles (8-13, 2-7), who have lost nine of their past 11 games.

Tennessee Tech committed 24 turnovers, which led to 32 points for Tennessee State.

The Tigers led 24-7 midway through the first half and cruised to the victory.

Tennessee State shot 42.6 percent from the field (26 of 61), while Tennessee Tech shot 32.8 percent (19 of 58).

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Scoreboard
Tennessee Tech (8-13)234265
Tennessee State (13-10) «414384
 
Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles
D. Ogbe, F325-106-7120217
A. Morse, F251-37-105029
J. Samarrippas, G365-162-255412
J. Dillard, G326-135-680520
J. McKay, G322-63-33137
T. Barnes130-20-01020
A. Diressa130-20-00020
L. Johnson90-40-03010
M. Hill70-20-01010
M. Marseille10-00-00020
Totals 19-5823-284162465
 32.8%82.1% 
Tennessee State Tigers
K. Thornton, F265-87-9101417
M. Rhett, F235-83-460413
P. Miller, G375-117-734317
J. Cyphers, G253-72-221210
T. Fredrick, G101-32-32124
R. Covington235-116-830317
J. Harris191-70-05222
D. Dockery150-20-14320
M. Green120-32-21022
D. McClung71-10-01002
A. Millsap30-00-01000
Totals 26-6129-3640122484
 42.6%80.6% 
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EastConf. W-LTot. W-L
Belmont14-226-10
Eastern Ky.11-524-10
Morehead St.10-620-14
Tenn. Tech9-717-16
Jax. State4-1210-21
Tenn. St.4-125-25
WestConf. W-LTot. W-L
Murray St.13-323-11
SE Miss. St.8-818-14
Eastern Ill.7-911-19
SIUE7-911-20
Austin Peay6-1012-18
UT Martin3-138-23
 
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