Scores

Final

Tenn St 86

(8-8, 1-2 OVC)

Tenn Tech 92

(10-6, 2-1 OVC)

    8:00 PM ET, January 5, 2012

    Hooper Eblen Arena, Cookeville, Tennessee

    1 2 T
    TNST 36 5086
    TNTC 43 4992

    Top Performers

    Tennessee State: R. Covington 14 Pts, 9 Reb, 2 Ast, 2 Stl, 1 Blk

    Tennessee Tech: J. Dillard 29 Pts, 6 Reb, 4 Ast, 2 Stl

    Tennessee Tech 92, Tennessee St. 86

    Associated Press

    COOKEVILLE, Tenn. -- Jud Dillard and Kevin Murphy scored 29 points apiece to lead Tennessee Tech past Tennessee State 92-86 on Thursday night.

    Dillard was a near-perfect 11 of 13 from the field and knocked down all seven of his free throw attempts. Murphy was 9 of 19 from the field, hit three 3-pointers and made eight of 10 free throw attempts.

    Tennessee Tech (10-6, 2-1 Ohio Valley Conference) held a slim 77-76 lead before Dillard and Murphy sparked a 15-10 run over the final 2:30 of the second half.

    Dillard scored four points during the run and Murphy had eight.

    Robert Covington and Patrick Miller paced Tennessee State (8-8, 1-2) with 14 points apiece, but the Tigers allowed the Eagles to shoot 58.3 percent (31 of 53) from the field and 64.3 percent (9 of 14) from 3-point range.

    Zac Swansey added 20 points for the Eagles, knocking down six 3-pointers.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    TNST
    TNTC
    Points 86 92
    FG Made-Attempted 29-56 (.518) 31-52 (.596)
    3P Made-Attempted 10-19 (.526) 9-14 (.643)
    FT Made-Attempted 18-22 (.818) 21-25 (.840)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 22 (0/0) 18 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 6 10

    2011-12 Season

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