Tennessee Tech eases past Jacksonville State 72-60
JACKSONVILLE, Ala. (AP) Dennis Ogbe scored 15 points and grabbed eight rebounds in Tennessee Tech's 72-60 win over Jacksonville State on Saturday.
Ladon Carter added 12 points, eight rebounds and four blocks for Tennessee Tech (12-13, 5-5 Ohio Valley Conference). The Golden Eagles made 27 of 53 shots and held a 41-30 advantage on the glass. Dwan Caldwell had 11 points and DeOndre Haynes 10.
Darion Rackley made 10 of his 16 points at the free throw line for Jacksonville State (10-16, 4-7). Brian Williams added 14 points in his 116th career game for Jacksonville State - a school record. D.J. Felder scored all 13 of his points in the first half, the last pulling the Gamecocks to within 28-24 with 4:43 left.
Jacksonville State got within 42-40 with 12:52 remaining but Tennessee Tech answered with a 10-0 run, with scoring by four different players, and were never threatened again.