Morehead State vs Tennessee Tech

Tennessee Tech 72, Morehead St. 66


COOKEVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Dennis Ogbe scored 26 points and Jud Dillard added 23 to help Tennessee Tech defeat Morehead State 72-68 in the season finale for both Ohio Valley Conference teams.

Ogbe made 9 of 15 shots from the field while Dillard scored 11 of his points from the free-throw line.

Morehead State (14-17, 8-8) broke open a 56-56 game with five straight points but Dillard answered with a jumper and two free throws.

From there, the teams exchanged the lead until Bakari Turner tied the game at 66 on a three-point play. But Jeremiah Samarrippas knocked down a trey on Tennessee Tech's next possession then two free throws at the 13 second mark as the Golden Eagles (12-17, 5-11) held Morehead State scoreless over the final minute to create the final margin.

Angelo Warner had 11 for Morehead State, which will take on Tennessee-Martin in the first round of the OVC tournament.

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Morehead State Eagles
M. Chavis, F253-50-02127
B. Reed, F160-43-41233
C. Posthumus, C204-62-260510
A. Warner, G352-66-663411
D. Atkinson, G101-40-00003
D. Kelly240-13-63103
B. Turner203-72-34029
J. Stokes162-44-43038
J. Holmes111-22-24004
T. Muhammad101-31-30013
K. Owens92-41-23125
C. James40-10-00130
Totals 19-4724-323492566
Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles
D. Ogbe, F349-153-460326
T. Barnes, C230-10-05040
J. Dillard, G376-1711-1573423
J. Samarrippas, G342-54-41539
J. McKay, G251-22-22324
M. Marseille160-34-68104
L. Johnson142-50-00236
A. Morse100-10-00040
A. Diressa60-00-00000
M. Hill10-00-00000
Totals 20-4924-3133142372
Ohio Valley
EastConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Morehead St.9-513-14177
Jax. State8-616-13180
Tenn. Tech8-612-17247
Tenn. St.8-717-11155
Eastern Ky.3-1110-19251
WestConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
UT Martin8-618-11170
Murray St.8-614-14235
SE Missouri St.8-613-16282
Austin Peay6-810-18270
Eastern Ill.6-914-14254
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FLA 64
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UCF 67
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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