Scores

Final

UMKC 62

(7-22, 4-10 Summit)

Tenn Tech 68

(11-16, 4-10 OVC)

    8:00 PM ET, February 23, 2013

    Hooper Eblen Center, Cookeville, Tennessee

    1 2 T
    UMKC 25 3762
    TNTC 28 4068

    Top Performers

    UMKC: N. Kirksey 16 Pts, 8 Reb, 1 Stl

    Tennessee Tech: D. Ogbe 16 Pts, 8 Reb, 1 Ast, 3 Stl, 2 Blk

    Tennessee Tech 68, UMKC 62

    Associated Press

    COOKEVILLE, Tenn. -- Jud Dillard scored 20 points and Tennessee Tech held off Missouri-Kansas City 68-62 Saturday night in a nonconference game.

    The Golden Eagles (11-16) led by nine in the second half, but the Kangaroos kept bouncing back to tie it five times.

    Knotted at 58-58 with 3:48 left, Tennessee Tech closed the game on a 10-4 run, sparked by five straight points by Jeremiah Samarrippas.

    Dennis Ogbe added 16 points and Samarrippas and Lanerryl Johnson scored 10 apiece for the Golden Eagles, of the Ohio Valley Conference.

    Tennessee Tech made 17 of 22 free throws, including 10 of 12 in the second half, while the UMKC was 11 of 19 from the line.

    Led by Fred Chatmon's 10 boards, the Kangaroos (7-22), of the Summit League, had a 37-32 rebounding advantage.

    Nelson Kirksey had 16 points and Estan Tyler 14 for UMKC, which has lost three straight and eight of nine.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    UMKC
    TNTC
    Points 62 68
    FG Made-Attempted 22-57 (.386) 23-50 (.460)
    3P Made-Attempted 7-20 (.350) 5-16 (.313)
    FT Made-Attempted 11-19 (.579) 17-22 (.773)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 20 (0/0) 19 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 5 9

    2012-13 Season

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