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UMKC vs Tennessee Tech

Tennessee Tech 68, UMKC 62


COOKEVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Jud Dillard scored 20 points and Tennessee Tech held off Missouri-Kansas City 68-62 Saturday night in a nonconference game.

The Golden Eagles (11-16) led by nine in the second half, but the Kangaroos kept bouncing back to tie it five times.

Knotted at 58-58 with 3:48 left, Tennessee Tech closed the game on a 10-4 run, sparked by five straight points by Jeremiah Samarrippas.

Dennis Ogbe added 16 points and Samarrippas and Lanerryl Johnson scored 10 apiece for the Golden Eagles, of the Ohio Valley Conference.

Tennessee Tech made 17 of 22 free throws, including 10 of 12 in the second half, while the UMKC was 11 of 19 from the line.

Led by Fred Chatmon's 10 boards, the Kangaroos (7-22), of the Summit League, had a 37-32 rebounding advantage.

Nelson Kirksey had 16 points and Estan Tyler 14 for UMKC, which has lost three straight and eight of nine.

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UMKC Kangaroos
F. Chatmon, F301-75-810117
E. Tyler, G354-62-200214
T. Staton, G273-61-44247
N. Kirksey, G257-92-380216
N. Rogers, G211-110-01213
K. Korver213-80-00028
T. Hall172-51-23355
M. Wedel120-20-02010
B. Reid91-20-05022
A. Washington30-10-01000
Totals 22-5711-193782062
Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles
D. Ogbe, F327-82-281216
A. Morse, F141-20-05012
J. Dillard, G306-106-681220
J. McKay, G282-53-42138
J. Samarrippas, G243-82-233310
T. Barnes240-12-42242
L. Johnson204-122-212010
A. Diressa150-20-01030
M. Hill60-00-00000
M. Marseille50-20-20010
R. Riggins20-00-00000
Totals 23-5017-2232101968
Western Athletic
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Grand Canyon0-05-0197
New Mex. St.0-04-2247
Chicago St.0-03-4259
Utah Valley0-02-4311
UT-Rio Grande Valley0-02-4319

Ohio Valley
EastConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Eastern Ky.0-06-1127
Morehead St.0-04-1304
Tenn. Tech0-05-2248
Tenn. St.0-04-2233
Jax. State0-03-6345
WestConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Murray St.0-05-232
Austin Peay0-03-4229
UT Martin0-02-5270
Eastern Ill.0-00-4316
SE Miss. St.0-00-5299
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LOU 79
USM 73 Final
UM 65 Final
OKST 73 Final
WVU 57
VCU 75 Final
XAV 71
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NMEX 91 Final
CSU 82
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KAN 74
GTOWN 57 Final
SYR 46
MU 56 Final
USD 50 Final
ARK 54 Final
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STAN 66 Final
ORE 77
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