Scores

Final

Tenn St 59

(6-15, 4-7 OVC)

E Kentucky 77

(13-9, 6-5 OVC)

    8:00 PM ET, January 31, 2009

    1 2 T
    TNST 28 3159
    EKY 33 4477

    Top Performers

    Tennessee State: J. Houston 16 Pts, 3 Reb, 1 Ast, 2 Blk

    Eastern Kentucky: M. Rose 23 Pts, 7 Reb, 5 Ast, 3 Stl

    E. Kentucky 77, Tennessee St. 59

    Associated Press

    RICHMOND, Ky. -- Mike Rose scored 23 points and Justin Stommes added 20 to lead Eastern Kentucky to a 77-59 win over Tennessee State on Saturday night.

    The Colonels (13-9, 6-5 Ohio Valley Conference) scored 20 points off of 14 Tennessee State turnovers for their fourth straight home victory.

    After leading 33-28 at halftime, Eastern Kentucky shot 57.1 percent in the second half (16 of 28) to outscore Tennessee State 44-31 in the half.

    Josh Taylor and Papa Oppong scored 10 points each for the Colonels. Rose added seven points, five assists and three steals.

    The Tigers (6-15, 4-7) hit just 25 percent of their 3-point attempts (4 of 16), including 2 of 19 in the second half.

    Jerrell Houston scored 16 points for the Tigers and Parker Smith and Darius Cox added 10 points each.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    TNST
    EKY
    Points 59 77
    FG Made-Attempted 23-48 (.479) 28-56 (.500)
    3P Made-Attempted 4-16 (.250) 9-20 (.450)
    FT Made-Attempted 9-14 (.643) 12-17 (.706)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 15 (0/0) 15 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 0 28

    2008-09 Season

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