Eastern Kentucky vs UT Martin

UT-Martin 72, E. Kentucky 65


MARTIN, Tenn. (AP) - Myles Taylor scored 21 points and grabbed 14 rebounds as Tennessee-Martin knocked off Eastern Kentucky 72-65 Thursday night to win two straight games for the first time this season.

The Skyhawks (6-16, 3-7 Ohio Valley Conference), coming off a 65-62 win over Southern Illinois-Edwardsville, made 28 of 34 free throws, including 15 of 20 in the second half. The Colonels made only 7 of 13 foul shots, 4 of 7 after the break.

Tied at 35 at halftime, Eastern Kentucky led 46-41 with 14:33 to go. The Colonels (16-6, 6-3) still led 54-53 with 7:16 left when Tennessee-Martin went on a 13-5 run. After Eastern Kentucky got within two, at 67-65 on a Glenn Cosey 3-pointer with 32 seconds left, the Skyhawks made 5 of 8 free throws to clinch it.

Tennessee-Martin outrebounded the Colonels 51-26.

Cosey, returning after missing six games with a broken finger, finished with 20 points.

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Eastern Kentucky Colonels
E. Stutz, F231-13-42055
D. Muff, F60-00-00130
M. DiNunno, G375-181-227014
C. Walden, G334-102-224111
T. Johnson, G274-91-471510
G. Cosey337-180-034320
T. Knipp141-20-03023
J. Johnson130-30-00030
M. Lewis131-40-12022
R. Stenzel10-00-00000
R. Parsons00-00-00000
Totals 23-657-1326172465
UT Martin Skyhawks
M. Taylor, F405-1111-13141321
J. Washington, F194-74-470112
M. Liabo, G375-133-452216
T. Smith, G322-74-46319
D. Richardson, G221-10-01222
D. Oldham221-42-56204
B. McLaughlin202-22-24226
B. Jones60-22-21002
J. Childs20-00-00010
Totals 20-4728-3451121272
Ohio Valley
EastConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Eastern Ky.0-02-1169
Jax. State0-02-1169
Tenn. Tech0-02-153
Tenn. St.0-01-153
Morehead St.0-01-296
WestConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Murray St.0-01-1336
Austin Peay0-01-2287
Eastern Ill.0-01-2320
SE Missouri St.0-01-2292
UT Martin0-01-2232
Other games
ILL 75 Final
ARIZ 57 Final
BUTL 58 Final
STL 75
GONZ 88 Final
LMU 43