Scores

Final

Murray State 66

(8-4, 2-1 OVC)

UT Martin 54

(4-8, 0-3 OVC)

Coverage: FULLCT/ESPN3

8:00 PM ET, December 21, 2010

Skyhawk Arena, Martin, Tennessee

1 2 T
MURR 26 4066
UTM 28 2654

Top Performers

Murray State: I. Canaan 12 Pts, 1 Reb, 5 Ast, 2 Stl

Tennessee-Martin: T. Smith 20 Pts, 5 Reb, 4 Ast

Murray St. 66, Tenn.-Martin 54

Associated Press

MARTIN, Tenn. -- B.J. Jenkins scored all 11 of his points in the second half as Murray State pulled away from Tennessee-Martin 66-54 on Tuesday night to earn its fourth straight win.

The Racers (8-4, 2-1 Ohio Valley Conference) trailed 39-30 with 15:51 left, but a 20-6 run gave Murray State the lead, 50-45, with 9:35 remaining.

Ivan Aska scored 14 points to lead Murray State, while Isaiah Canaan added 12.

The Skyhawks (4-8, 0-3) went the next 9:07 without scoring a field goal and trailed 66-51 before a layup from Terence Smith broke the drought.

Smith scored 20 points and was the only Tennessee-Martin player to reach double figures.

The Skyhawks were 11 of 17 from the floor (64.7 percent) in the opening half and led 28-26 at halftime.

Murray State finished the game shooting 27 for 48 from the field (56.3 percent) and outrebounded the Skyhawks 29-16.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
MURR
UTM
Points 66 54
FG Made-Attempted 27-48 (.563) 18-36 (.500)
3P Made-Attempted 2-8 (.250) 2-6 (.333)
FT Made-Attempted 10-15 (.667) 16-20 (.800)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 18 (0/0) 20 (0/0)
Largest Lead 12 9

2010-11 Season

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