Scores

Final

Tenn Tech 65

(8-13, 2-7 OVC)

Tenn St 84

(13-10, 7-3 OVC)

8:00 PM ET, January 31, 2013

Gentry Center, Nashville, Tennessee

1 2 T
TNTC 23 4265
TNST 41 4384

Top Performers

Tennessee Tech: D. Ogbe 17 Pts, 12 Reb, 2 Stl, 5 Blk

Tennessee State: K. Thornton 17 Pts, 10 Reb, 1 Ast, 2 Stl, 1 Blk

Tennessee St. 84, Tennessee Tech 65

Associated Press

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Kellen Thornton had 17 points and 10 rebounds, and Patrick Miller and Robert Covington scored 17 each to lead Tennessee State to an 84-65 victory over Tennessee Tech in Ohio Valley Conference play Thursday night.

M.J. Rhett added 13 points and Jordan Cyphers 10 for the Tigers (13-10, 7-3), who had lost three in a row on the road but are 9-0 at home.

Jud Dillard had 20 points and eight rebounds, Dennis Ogbe scored 17 with 12 rebounds, and Jeremia Samarrippas added 12 points for the Golden Eagles (8-13, 2-7), who have lost nine of their past 11 games.

Tennessee Tech committed 24 turnovers, which led to 32 points for Tennessee State.

The Tigers led 24-7 midway through the first half and cruised to the victory.

Tennessee State shot 42.6 percent from the field (26 of 61), while Tennessee Tech shot 32.8 percent (19 of 58).

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Team Stat Comparison

 
TNTC
TNST
Points 65 84
FG Made-Attempted 19-58 (.328) 26-61 (.426)
3P Made-Attempted 4-21 (.190) 3-16 (.188)
FT Made-Attempted 23-28 (.821) 29-36 (.806)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 24 (0/0) 24 (0/0)
Largest Lead 0 21

2012-13 Season

DATEGAMELINKS
Jan 3, 2013 TNST 72, @TNTC 66Recap
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