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Spencer's play down stretch helps Tennessee State win 69-65

CHARLESTON, Ill. (AP) Delano Spencer made a steal and layup for the lead with 39 seconds left and added two free throws with 4.7 seconds remaining to seal a 69-65 Tennessee State victory over Eastern Illinois on Thursday night.

Spencer's layup made it 65-63 and his two free throws 67-64 before Ken'Darrius Hamilton added a pair of free throws with 1.1 seconds left.

EIU had an 11-point lead in the first half but was up just 30-28 at the break. EIU scored the first five points of the second half but the Tigers tied it at 39-all with 16:27 left and the game remained tight.

Spencer, Darreon Reddick and Kamar McKnight scored 12 points each with McKnight's all coming in the second half. Hamilton added 11 and Christian Mekowulu 10 for the Tigers (7-9, 2-3 Ohio Valley), who had lost six of their last seven.

Montell Goodwin scored 17 points, Ray Crossland 12 and Jajuan Starks 11 for the Panthers (6-10, 2-3), who lost for the first time in five home 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
12T
away team logo Tenn. St. 7-9 284169
home team logo Eastern Ill. 6-10 303565
Team Stats
away team logo Tenn. St. 7-9 72.1 PPG 37.1 RPG 11.3 APG
home team logo Eastern Ill. 6-10 72.4 PPG 38.1 RPG 13.6 APG
Key Players
3
D. Fitzpatrick-Dorsey 14.9 PPG 5.2 RPG 1.5 APG 44.9 FG%
22
J. Wallace 14.8 PPG 3.7 RPG 3.0 APG 40.7 FG%
Top Scorers
PTS REB AST
PTS REB AST
0 FG% 0
0 3PT FG% 0
0 FT% 0
Starters
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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
Starters
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