Longwood vs UT Martin

UT-Martin 89, Longwood 79

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MARTIN, Tenn. (AP) - Terence Smith scored 21 points and Myles Taylor scored 16 of his 18 points in the second half as Tennessee-Martin defeated Longwood 89-79 Saturday in a nonconference game.

Tied for the eighth time at 57-57, Taylor hit a 3-pointer with 10:12 remaining to give the Skyhawks (8-19), of the Ohio Valley Conference, the lead for good.

After Tennessee-Martin expanded its lead to nine, the Lancers (6-23), of the Big South Conference, got within four three times, including 81-77 with 27 seconds left. The Skyhawks then hit 8 of 10 free throws to clinch it.

Mike Liabo added 15 points, nine assists and eight rebounds for Tennessee-Martin.

Tristan Carey's 23 points and Michael Kessens' 11 points and 14 boards led Longwood, which outshot the Skyhawks 50.8 percent (31 of 61) to 43.5 percent (27 of 62).

However, Tennessee-Martin hit 27 of 33 free throws compared to the Lancers' 11 of 15.

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Scoreboard
Longwood (6-23)433679
Tennessee-Martin (8-19) «424789

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Longwood Lancers
M. Kessens, F364-113-4141411
J. Dublin, F253-110-05156
L. Woodhouse, G404-91-1111110
T. Carey, G389-181-233223
D. Robinson, G233-46-812513
K. Ziegler277-70-070514
S. Shockley71-10-00002
J. Havenstein40-00-01010
Totals 31-6111-1535182379
 50.8%73.3% 
UT Martin Skyhawks
B. McLaughlin, F274-42-272110
M. Taylor, F237-122-230518
T. Smith, G325-109-1213121
M. Liabo, G303-127-889115
K. Taylor, G90-00-01010
D. Oldham221-34-53417
J. Washington183-82-23118
J. Childs141-70-03022
B. Jones132-51-20016
T. Dowdell70-00-01010
D. Richardson51-10-00102
Totals 27-6227-3334201589
 43.5%81.8% 
Big South
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Winthrop15-326-770
UNC-Ash.15-323-1073
Liberty14-421-14173
Gardner-Webb11-719-14186
High Point9-915-16235
Radford8-1014-18227
Campbell7-1119-18247
Char. So.7-1112-19295
Longwood3-156-24343
Presbyterian1-175-25347

Ohio Valley
EastConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Belmont15-123-760
Morehead St.10-614-16200
Jax. State9-720-15151
Tenn. St.8-817-13161
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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