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NCAA Game Summary - Tennessee State at Tenneseee-Martin



(Monday, January 13th)

Final Score: Tenneseee-Martin 100, Tennessee State 81

Martin, TN (SportsNetwork.com) - Myles Taylor scored 25 points, shooting 10- of-12 from the floor, as the Tennessee-Martin Skyhawks captured a convincing 100-81 win over the Tennessee State Tigers in an Ohio Valley Conference clash at the Elam Center.

The Skyhawks (6-14, 1-4 OVC) had a total of six players scoring in double figures, including all five starters as, the squad snapped a six-game slide. Terence Smith tallied 20 points, seven rebounds and six assists, Dee Oldham added 15 points and four steals, while Mike Liabo and Justin Childs accounted for 13 and 10 points, respectively. Marshun Newell logged a double-double consisting of 11 points and a game-high 10 assists as well.

Patrick Miller scored a game-high 29 points for the Tigers (2-17, 1-4), knocking down all but one of his 14 free-throw attempts, followed by Jay Harris with 15 points. M.J. Rhett and Kennedy Eubanks contributed 11 points apiece, the former grabbing eight rebounds as the team lost for the seventh time in eight tries.

Both teams shot the ball well from the field in the first half, but even with 52.0 percent accuracy overall, the Tigers hurt themselves with just 2-of-10 shooting behind the 3-point line, en route to a 48-37 deficit at the break. The Skyhawks made good on 58.8 percent from the floor and 7-of-14 on the perimeter through the first 20 minutes.

In the second half UT-Martin jumped to an impressive 63.3 percent accuracy from the floor in order to run away with the 19-point home win.

While hitting 60.9 percent from the field and 11-of-23 beyond the arc, the Skyhawks also held the visitors to just 2-of-17 on the outside on the night.

The last time the Skyhawks reached triple digits in the scoring column was exactly three years ago to the day, falling to Tennessee Tech in triple- overtime, 109-105.

01/13 23:22:59 ET

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Scoreboard
Local
Final
CHA 91
CHI 86
 
14th
DUR 6
NOR 6
 
Final
CIN 4
PIT 0
Final
BAL 3
TAM 0
Final
NYY 3
CHC 0
Final
MIL 5
STL 1
Final
ARI 2
NYM 5
Final
PHI 0
ATL 1
8th
NYY 2
CHC 0
 
8th
DET 1
CLE 3
 
Final
MIA 3
WAS 6
 
7th
TEX 0
SEA 2
 
5th
CWS 1
BOS 1
 
6th
HOU 2
KAN 2
 
8:10pm Tonight
MIN 0
TOR 0
10:05pm Tonight
ANA
OAK
10:10pm Tonight
SDP
COL
10:15pm Tonight
SFG
LOS
Final
CHA 91
CHI 86
 
Final
ORL 86
IND 101
4th
MIL 87
ATL 91
 
4th
CLE 92
BRK 70
 
3rd
MEM 75
DAL 73
 
4th
OKC 81
DET 87
 
4th
NOP 87
HOU 81
 
4th
SAN 88
LAL 99
 
3rd
MIA 66
PHI 82
 
4th
NYK 76
TOR 74
 
4th
MIN 84
UTA 89
 
4th
BOS 79
WAS 97
 
10:30pm Tonight
DEN
GSW
10:30pm Tonight
POR
LAC
10:30pm Tonight
SAC
PHO
2nd Intermission
TAM 4
MON 4
 
3rd
PIT 4
CLB 3
 
10:00pm Tonight
ANA
DAL
14th
DUR 6
NOR 6