Tennessee Tech 69, Milwaukee 58
Sparked by Jeremia Samarrippas, who scored five of his team's first 10 points, Tennessee Tech (6-4) took an early 10-0 lead and never looked back. The Golden Eagles shot 47.5 percent from the field, hitting 28 of 59 shots, but were a dismal 3 of 17 from beyond the arc.
Samarrippas finished the game with 10 points, six assists and four steals.
Aaron Jordan scored 15 points to lead Milwaukee (3-9) and James Haarsma had 14 points and 14 rebounds.
The Panthers were 15 of 16 from the free-throw line, but shot only 32.2 percent from the field.