Scores

Final

UT Martin 60

(3-10, 0-1 OVC)

SE Missouri St 65

(9-6, 1-0 OVC)

1:00 PM ET, December 29, 2012

Show Me Center, Cape Girardeau, Missouri

1 2 T
UTM 30 3060
SEMO 27 3865

Top Performers

Tennessee-Martin: J. Washington 14 Pts, 10 Reb, 1 Blk

Southeast Missouri State: T. Stone 23 Pts, 9 Reb, 1 Blk

SE Missouri 65, UT-Martin 60

Associated Press

CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. -- Tyler Stone had 23 points and nine rebounds as Southeast Missouri State rallied from a 15-point deficit to defeat Tennessee-Martin 65-60 Saturday in the Ohio Valley Conference opener for both teams.

Nino Johnson added 15 points and 14 rebounds for the Redhawks (9-6), and Lucas Nutt has six assists.

Myles Taylor and Jeremy Washington scored 14 points apiece for Tennessee-Martin (3-10), which lost its fifth straight. Washington also had 10 rebounds, as did Tobias Dowdell.

The Skyhawks scored the first nine points of the game and extended the lead to 21-6 on a 3-pointer by Mike Liabo. Southeast Missouri got within 30-27 by halftime and took its first lead of the game, 39-38, on a 3-pointer by Marland Smith with 14:17 remaining.

The game was tied 56-56 with 4:22 left when Stone hit back-to-back jumpers. After a layup by DeMarc Richardson got Tennessee-Martin within two, Stone converted a three-point play with 2:23 remaining to make it 63-58.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
UTM
SEMO
Points 60 65
FG Made-Attempted 23-65 (.354) 22-53 (.415)
3P Made-Attempted 3-13 (.231) 3-14 (.214)
FT Made-Attempted 11-17 (.647) 18-36 (.500)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 29 (0/0) 15 (0/0)
Largest Lead 15 5

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