NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Kellen Thornton had 13 points and seven rebounds, and Patrick Miller scored 12 points to lead Tennessee State to an 80-48 victory over Tennessee-Martin in an Ohio Valley Conference game on Thursday night.
Miles Taylor scored 25 points to lead the Skyhawks (4-13, 1-4).
Tennessee State trailed 12-7 in the early going, but the Tigers went on a 12-2 run for a 24-14 advantage with 9:24 remaining and led 46-24 at halftime.
Tennessee State shot 51 percent from the field (25 of 49) and 47.6 percent from the 3-point line (10 of 21). Tennessee-Martin shot 32.8 percent (20 of 61) and 8.3 percent (1 of 12).
Former Michigan point guard Spike Albrecht will play for Purdue as a graduate transfer next season.
Only six major-conference teams have failed to win an NCAA tournament game since the turn of the century. When will each program snap the streak?
Bruce Weber's Kansas State team earned a share of the Big 12 title three years ago, but a lot has changed since then and the pressure is on.
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