Scores

Final

Tenn Tech 91

(14-14, 7-6 OVC)

UT Martin 83

(8-20, 3-10 OVC)

8:00 PM ET, February 20, 2014

Skyhawk Arena, Martin, Tennessee

1 2 T
TNTC 52 3991
UTM 47 3683

Top Performers

Tennessee Tech: J. Samarrippas 20 Pts, 5 Reb, 10 Ast

Tennessee-Martin: D. Oldham 23 Pts, 1 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Stl

Tennessee Tech pushes past UT-Martin 91-83

Associated Press

MARTIN, Tenn. -- Jeremiah Samarrippas scored 20 points and dished out 10 assists, pacing Tennessee Tech to a 91-83 victory over Tennessee-Martin Thursday night.

The Golden Eagles (14-14, 7-6 Ohio Valley) shot 57.1 percent from the field and hit 11 of 21 3-pointers. Dennis Ogbe scored 17 points and Dwan Caldwell had 11. Javon McKay added seven assists.

UT-Martin (8-20, 3-10) committed just seven turnovers, but went 5 of 15 from beyond the arc and 26 of 63 overall (41.3 percent). Dee Oldham finished with 23 points and Myles Taylor had 10 with 13 rebounds.

Tennessee Tech hit nine 3-pointers in the first half to grab a 52-47 halftime advantage. Ogbe scored 10 points during a 15-4 surge to help the Golden Eagles out to a 70-55 lead with 12:54 remaining.

The Skyhawks pulled within three with 4:24 left, but Tennessee Tech closed the game on a 10-5 run to hold them off.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
TNTC
UTM
Points 91 83
FG Made-Attempted 32-56 (.571) 26-63 (.413)
3P Made-Attempted 11-21 (.524) 5-15 (.333)
FT Made-Attempted 16-26 (.615) 26-37 (.703)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 25 (0/0) 19 (0/0)

2013-14 Season

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