Scores

Final

Tenn Tech 67

(15-15, 8-7 OVC)

E Kentucky 74

(20-9, 10-5 OVC)

    7:45 PM ET, February 27, 2014

    McBrayer Arena, Richmond, Kentucky

    1 2 T
    TNTC 30 3767
    EKY 28 4674

    Top Performers

    Tennessee Tech: J. Samarrippas 22 Pts, 3 Reb, 7 Ast

    Eastern Kentucky: T. Johnson 20 Pts, 5 Reb, 4 Ast

    Eastern Kentucky beats Tennessee Tech 74-67

    Associated Press

    RICHMOND, Ky. -- Tarius Johnson and Glenn Cosey scored 20 points each on Thursday night to lead Eastern Kentucky past Tennessee Tech 74-67.

    EKU (20-9, 10-5) led 63-61 with 3 minutes to go and went on an 11-3 run to pull away and clinch a bye in the opening round of the Ohio Valley Conference tournament.

    Tennessee Tech (15-15, 8-7) went ahead 55-49 on Josiah Moore's jumper with 8 minutes to go, but the Colonels answered with a 11-2 run, taking the lead for good at 59-57 on Eric Stutz's three-point play with 5:06 left.

    The Golden Eagles out-rebounded EKU 29-20, but had 15 turnovers compared to only seven for the Colonels.

    Jeremiah Samarrippas had 22 points on 8-of-11 shooting with seven assists and three 3-pointers for Tennessee Tech.

    Moore had 12 points for the Golden Eagles with Javon McKay and Dennis Ogbe adding 10 points each.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    TNTC
    EKY
    Points 67 74
    FG Made-Attempted 22-44 (.500) 24-47 (.511)
    3P Made-Attempted 7-15 (.467) 6-19 (.316)
    FT Made-Attempted 16-21 (.762) 20-26 (.769)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 22 (0/0) 17 (0/0)

    2013-14 Season

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