Scores

Final

Longwood 79

(6-23, 3-11 Big South)

UT Martin 89

(8-19, 4-10 OVC)

    1:00 PM ET, February 23, 2013

    Skyhawk Arena, Martin, Tennessee

    1 2 T
    LONG 43 3679
    UTM 42 4789

    Top Performers

    Longwood: T. Carey 23 Pts, 3 Reb, 3 Ast, 1 Stl, 1 Blk

    Tennessee-Martin: M. Liabo 15 Pts, 8 Reb, 9 Ast

    UT-Martin 89, Longwood 79

    Associated Press

    MARTIN, Tenn. -- Terence Smith scored 21 points and Myles Taylor scored 16 of his 18 points in the second half as Tennessee-Martin defeated Longwood 89-79 Saturday in a nonconference game.

    Tied for the eighth time at 57-57, Taylor hit a 3-pointer with 10:12 remaining to give the Skyhawks (8-19), of the Ohio Valley Conference, the lead for good.

    After Tennessee-Martin expanded its lead to nine, the Lancers (6-23), of the Big South Conference, got within four three times, including 81-77 with 27 seconds left. The Skyhawks then hit 8 of 10 free throws to clinch it.

    Mike Liabo added 15 points, nine assists and eight rebounds for Tennessee-Martin.

    Tristan Carey's 23 points and Michael Kessens' 11 points and 14 boards led Longwood, which outshot the Skyhawks 50.8 percent (31 of 61) to 43.5 percent (27 of 62).

    However, Tennessee-Martin hit 27 of 33 free throws compared to the Lancers' 11 of 15.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    LONG
    UTM
    Points 79 89
    FG Made-Attempted 31-61 (.508) 27-62 (.435)
    3P Made-Attempted 6-14 (.429) 8-17 (.471)
    FT Made-Attempted 11-15 (.733) 27-33 (.818)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 23 (0/0) 15 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 6 10

    2012-13 Season

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