Scores

Final

Tenn Tech 60

(0-2, 0-2 away)

East Tenn St 73

(1-2, 1-0 home)

    4:00 PM ET, November 20, 2010

    MSHA Athletic Center, Johnson City, Tennessee

    1 2 T
    TNTC 25 3560
    ETSU 32 4173

    Top Performers

    Tennessee Tech: A. Jones 13 Pts, 5 Reb, 1 Blk

    East Tennessee State: M. Smith 26 Pts, 7 Reb, 1 Ast

    ETSU 73, Tennessee Tech 60

    Associated Press

    JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. -- Mike Smith scored a career-high 26 points and East Tennessee State won its first game of the season on Saturday, 73-60 over in-state rival Tennessee Tech.

    Justin Tubbs added 13 for the Buccaneers (1-2) and Isiah Brown and Micah Williams had 10 apiece.

    East Tennessee State used a 16-0 run to pull ahead 20-12 and led 32-25 at halftime.

    The Golden Eagles (0-2) closed to 58-54 with 5:43 left after 3-pointers from Zach Bailey and Zac Swansey, but the Buccaneers hit 3 of 4 free throws and Tubbs made a 3 to extend the lead into double figures for good.

    Tennessee Tech shot just 36.5 percent from the floor (19 of 52) compared to 40 percent for East Tennessee State (22 of 55). The Buccaneers made 24 of 30 free throws.

    Kevin Murphy and Alfred Jones scored 13 apiece for Tennessee Tech.

    East Tennessee State leads the series 36-33.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    TNTC
    ETSU
    Points 60 73
    FG Made-Attempted 19-52 (.365) 22-55 (.400)
    3P Made-Attempted 5-21 (.238) 5-20 (.250)
    FT Made-Attempted 17-21 (.810) 24-30 (.800)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 26 (0/0) 21 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 2 13

    2010-11 Season

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