Tennessee Tech pushes past UT-Martin 91-83 - WSMV Channel 4

Tennessee Tech pushes past UT-Martin 91-83

Posted: Updated:

MARTIN, Tenn. (AP) - 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.

Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Powered by WorldNow
WSMV
Powered by WorldNow CNN
All content © 2014, WSMV; Nashville, TN. (A Meredith Corporation Station) and WorldNow. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.