UMKC vs Tennessee Tech

Tennessee Tech 68, UMKC 62

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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 (7-22)253762
Tennessee Tech (11-16) «284068

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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
 38.6%57.9% 
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
 46%77.3% 
Western Athletic
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Cal-Baker.12-225-1075
New Mex. St.11-328-659
Grand Canyon11-322-9131
UMKC8-618-17184
Utah Valley6-817-17205
Seattle5-913-17280
UT-Rio Grande Valley2-1210-22319
Chicago St.1-136-26317

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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LOU 79
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MEMP 89
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NMEX 91 Final
CSU 82
TCU 48 Final
KAN 74
GTOWN 57 Final
SYR 46
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NOVA 60
USD 50 Final
GONZ 81
ARK 54 Final
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ORE 77
KSU 81 Final
TEXAS 69