Scores

Final

Detroit 75

(7-20, 2-14 Horizon)

Tenn St 78

(10-17, 7-9 OVC)

    8:00 PM ET, February 21, 2009

    Gentry Center, Nashville, Tennessee

    1 2 T
    DET 32 4375
    TNST 28 5078

    Top Performers

    Detroit: M. Harrington 14 Pts, 4 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Stl

    Tennessee State: J. Houston 17 Pts, 6 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Stl, 4 Blk

    Tennessee St. 78, Detroit 75

    Associated Press

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Jeremiah Crutcher scored all 16 of his points in the second half and Tennessee State defeated Detroit 78-75 on Saturday night.

    Tennessee State (9-17) shot 58.6 percent in the second half (17 of 29), including 66.7 percent from 3-point range in the frame (8 of 12) to overcome a 32-28 halftime deficit.

    Detroit (7-20) led 36-32 with 17:14 left before the Tigers went on a 10-2 run to take a 42-38 lead on a Jeremiah Crutcher 3-pointer with 14:46 left.

    The Titans took back the lead, 68-67, with 3:02 left on a Donavan Foster jumper.

    The Tigers responded with seven unanswered points. Jerrell Houston capped the run with two free throws for a 75-68 Tennessee State advantage with 1:43 remaining.

    Houston paced the Tigers with 17 points and Parker Smith added 14.

    Michael Harrington scored 14 points and Stephens notched 13 for the Titans.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    DET
    TNST
    Points 75 78
    FG Made-Attempted 31-53 (.585) 29-54 (.537)
    3P Made-Attempted 3-10 (.300) 10-20 (.500)
    FT Made-Attempted 10-14 (.714) 10-16 (.625)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 17 (0/0) 17 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 5 5

    2008-09 Season

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