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Tennessee Tech edges Tennessee State 87-81 in overtime

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Curtis Phillips Jr. scored a career-high 28 points, Shaq Calhoun added 23 more, including a 3-pointer to force overtime, and Tennessee Tech slipped past Tennessee State for an 87-81 win Saturday.

In overtime, Aleksa Jugovic got a 3-point play to put Tennessee Tech on top 78-76 and the Golden Eagles hung on, holding Tennessee State to just four points over the final two minutes. Jugovic got seven of his 17 points in the extra period.

Tennessee Tech (11-6, 3-1 Ohio Valley Conference) trailed by three at the break but stayed close and tied the score at 73 with 11 seconds remaining in regulation on Calhoun's sixth 3-pointer of the game, giving him a career-best 23 points. Tennessee State's Armani Chaney missed a shot at the end of regulation.

Courtney Alexander II had 11 rebounds for the Golden Eagles.

Tennessee State (6-9, 1-3) got 20 points apiece from Christian Mekowulu and Delano Spencer. Darreon Reddick added 17 points for the Tigers, who have lost six of their past seven games.

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Key Players
Min. Per Game
Pts. Per Game
Ast. Per Game
Reb. Per Game
Field Goal %
Three Point %
Free Throw %
Team Stats
Points 0 0
Field Goals 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
3-Pointers 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
Free Throws 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
Total Rebounds 0 0
Offensive 0 0
Defensive 0 0
Team 0 0
Assists 0 0
Steals 0 0
Blocks 0 0
Turnovers 0 0
Fouls 0 0
Technicals 0 0
12OTT
away team logo Tennessee Tech 11-6 30431487
home team logo Tennessee State 6-9 3340881
Team Stats
away team logo Tennessee Tech 11-6 67.9 PPG 40.4 RPG 12.5 APG
home team logo Tennessee State 6-9 72.7 PPG 37 RPG 11.4 APG
Key Players
4
J. Clay 14.4 PPG 3.8 RPG 4.3 APG 41.1 FG%
3
D. Fitzpatrick-Dorsey 14.3 PPG 5.4 RPG 1.5 APG 44.6 FG%
Top Scorers
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PTS REB AST
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0 3PT FG% 0
0 FT% 0
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Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Bench
Bench PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
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Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Bench
Bench PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB