Eastern Kentucky vs Tennessee State

Tennessee St. 85, E. Kentucky 81


NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Kellen Thornton had 25 points and nine rebounds to lead Tennessee State to an 85-81 overtime victory against Eastern Kentucky in the regular-season finale for both teams.

Patrick Miller had 19 points and 11 rebounds, Robert Covington contributed 13 points and a season-high 16 rebounds, Jay Harris scored 11 points and Jordan Cyphers 10 for the Tigers (17-13, 11-5 Ohio Valley Conference), who had lost two in a row by a total of three points - 101-100 to Morehead State, 69-67 to Loyola (MD).

Mike DiNunno scored 24 points, Glenn Cosey 16, Corey Walden 12 and Marcus Lewis 10 for the Colonels (23-8, 12-4), who had won seven of eight coming in.

Thornton was 6-of-6 shooting free throws and scored eight points in the overtime.

DiNunno made a 3-pointer to tie it at 71-all with 1:22 left in regulation.

Tennessee State shot 27 of 51, Eastern Kentucky 24 of 68.

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Eastern Kentucky Colonels
E. Stutz, F273-61-12157
T. Johnson, F100-10-01020
M. DiNunno, G437-185-526224
G. Cosey, G395-142-252416
C. Walden, G322-96-632112
M. Lewis325-120-051110
O. Williams201-44-47137
J. Johnson171-22-21215
T. Knipp50-20-00010
R. Parsons00-00-00010
Totals 24-6820-2029152181
Tennessee State Tigers
R. Covington, F413-77-7163213
K. Thornton, F399-137-1090425
P. Miller, G435-117-8611419
J. Cyphers, G313-62-230310
T. Fredrick, G250-40-01110
J. Harris254-51-203311
M. Rhett153-30-14016
D. Dockery40-11-20001
M. Green20-10-01000
Totals 27-5125-3242181885
Ohio Valley
EastConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Morehead St.10-514-14175
Tenn. St.8-717-11151
Jax. State8-716-14195
Tenn. Tech8-712-18254
Eastern Ky.4-1111-19243
WestConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
UT Martin9-619-11171
SE Missouri St.9-614-16267
Murray St.8-714-15240
Eastern Ill.6-914-14257
Austin Peay6-910-19273
Other games
BAMA 52 Final
FLA 64
LOU 58 Final
SYR 53
BUTL 52 Final
VCU 84
MEMP 76 Final
UCF 67
WVU 65 Final
KAN 91
ND 64 Final
MU 72
STL 66 Final
GW 58
TEXAS 65 Final
WYO 42 Final
PORT 52 Final
MIAMI 76 Final
KSU 64 Final
IOWA 60 Final
IND 73
SJST 61 Final
LT 88
RUT 51 Final
ARIZ 69 Final