Scores

Final OT

E Kentucky 81

(23-8, 12-4 OVC)

Tennessee St 85

(17-13, 11-5 OVC)

    8:45 PM ET, March 2, 2013

    Gentry Center, Nashville, Tennessee

    1 2 OT T
    EKY 35 36 1081
    TNST 27 44 1485

    Top Performers

    Eastern Kentucky: M. DiNunno 24 Pts, 2 Reb, 6 Ast, 1 Stl

    Tennessee St: P. Miller 19 Pts, 6 Reb, 11 Ast, 2 Stl, 1 Blk

    Tennessee St. 85, E. Kentucky 81

    Associated Press

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Kellen Thornton had 25 points and nine rebounds to lead Tennessee State to an 85-81 overtime victory against Eastern Kentucky in the regular-season finale for both teams.

    Patrick Miller had 19 points and 11 rebounds, Robert Covington contributed 13 points and a season-high 16 rebounds, Jay Harris scored 11 points and Jordan Cyphers 10 for the Tigers (17-13, 11-5 Ohio Valley Conference), who had lost two in a row by a total of three points -- 101-100 to Morehead State, 69-67 to Loyola (MD).

    Mike DiNunno scored 24 points, Glenn Cosey 16, Corey Walden 12 and Marcus Lewis 10 for the Colonels (23-8, 12-4), who had won seven of eight coming in.

    Thornton was 6-of-6 shooting free throws and scored eight points in the overtime.

    DiNunno made a 3-pointer to tie it at 71-all with 1:22 left in regulation.

    Tennessee State shot 27 of 51, Eastern Kentucky 24 of 68.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    EKY
    TNST
    Points 81 85
    FG Made-Attempted 24-68 (.353) 27-51 (.529)
    3P Made-Attempted 13-42 (.310) 6-15 (.400)
    FT Made-Attempted 20-20 (1.000) 25-32 (.781)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 21 (0/0) 18 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 11 6

    2012-13 Season

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