Gill, Hawthorne Jr. lift UT-Martin over E. Illinois 78-71
EVANSVILLE, Ind. (AP) — Jailen Gill and Derek Hawthorne Jr. scored 17 points apiece as UT Martin topped Eastern Illinois 78-71 in the first round of the Ohio Valley Conference Tournament on Wednesday night.
Gill made 8 of 10 shots. He added 10 rebounds. Hawthorne Jr. also had six rebounds for the Skyhawks, while Randall posted six rebounds.