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Tennessee Tech pushes past UT-Martin 91-83


MARTIN, Tenn. (AP) Jeremiah Samarrippas scored 20 points and dished out 10 assists, pacing Tennessee Tech to a 91-83 victory over Tennessee-Martin Thursday night.

The Golden Eagles (14-14, 7-6 Ohio Valley) shot 57.1 percent from the field and hit 11 of 21 3-pointers. Dennis Ogbe scored 17 points and Dwan Caldwell had 11. Javon McKay added seven assists.

UT-Martin (8-20, 3-10) committed just seven turnovers, but went 5 of 15 from beyond the arc and 26 of 63 overall (41.3 percent). Dee Oldham finished with 23 points and Myles Taylor had 10 with 13 rebounds.

Tennessee Tech hit nine 3-pointers in the first half to grab a 52-47 halftime advantage. Ogbe scored 10 points during a 15-4 surge to help the Golden Eagles out to a 70-55 lead with 12:54 remaining.

The Skyhawks pulled within three with 4:24 left, but Tennessee Tech closed the game on a 10-5 run to hold them off.

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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. State0-03-6346
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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MEMP 64 Final
RUT 59
MIST 94 Final
PUR 79
CONN 68 Final
DUKE 66 Final
UNC 74
GONZ 65 Final
BYU 73