Scores

Final

UT Martin 59

(2-10, 0-3 OVC)

Murray State 83

(11-3, 3-0 OVC)

    8:30 PM ET, January 4, 2010

    CFSB Center, Murray, Kentucky

    1 2 T
    UTM 25 3459
    MURR 46 3783

    Top Performers

    Tennessee-Martin: R. Clayton 15 Pts, 3 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Stl

    Murray State: D. Thomas 14 Pts, 4 Reb, 5 Ast, 6 Stl

    Murray St. 83, Tenn.-Martin 59

    Associated Press

    MURRAY, Ky. -- Danero Thomas had 14 points, a career-high six steals and five assists to lead Murray State to an 83-59 victory over Tennessee-Martin on Monday night.

    Ivan Aska and B.J. Jenkins also scored 14 points apiece for the Racers (11-3, 3-0 Ohio Valley Conference), who extended their home winning streak to 10 games.

    Murray State never trailed, leading 46-25 at halftime. The Racers pushed the margin to 30 at 69-39 on a layup by Donte Poole.

    The Skyhawks (2-10, 0-3) cut the deficit to 71-55 with 5:13 left on a 3-pointer by Reuben Clayton, but could get no closer.

    Murray State outshot Tennessee-Martin 55.9 percent (33-for-59) to 37.1 percent (23-for-62). The Racers had 20 assists, compared to five for the Skyhawks.

    Marquis Weddle led Tennessee-Martin with 17 points, 13 in the second half, while Clayton added 15, including 12 in the first half.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    UTM
    MURR
    Points 59 83
    FG Made-Attempted 23-62 (.371) 33-59 (.559)
    3P Made-Attempted 4-18 (.222) 5-17 (.294)
    FT Made-Attempted 9-14 (.643) 12-16 (.750)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 18 (0/0) 17 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 0 30

    2009-10 Season

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