Tennessee Tech 109, Tenn.-Martin 105

Kevin Murphy scored 25 points and Tennessee Tech outlasted
Tennessee-Martin 109-105 in triple overtime Thursday night.

Zac Swansey added 19 points and 11 assists, including the
3-pointer that gave the Golden Eagles (8-7, 4-2 Ohio Valley
Conference) the lead for good in the third overtime. He hit it with
1:38 to play, making it 106-103.

The Skyhawks (4-14, 0-7) had a chance to tie as Chase Dunn
fouled Omari Minor on a layup with 1:25 left, giving Minor a chance
to complete a three-point play. But Minor missed the free
throw.

Mike Liabo missed a final tying 3-pointer with 6 seconds
left.

Charles Newton sealed the win on two free throws with 2 seconds
to go.

Troy King led Tennessee-Martin with 22 points.

Four players fouled out for each side, and Tennessee Tech was
already without starting center Terrell Barnes, who was attending
his grandmother’s funeral.