Tennessee Tech 70, Tenn.-Martin 61

Frank Davis scored 19 points as Tennessee Tech defeated

Tennessee-Martin 70-61 on Saturday night.

A 3-pointer by Davis, who was 4-for-8 from beyond the arc,

started a 12-0 first-half run by the Golden Eagles (13-13, 7-8 Ohio

Valley Conference) that gave them a 30-19 lead 5:09 before

halftime.

The Skyhawks (4-21, 1-14) never got closer than five points the

rest of the way.

The teams combined to shoot 80 free throws, 58 of them in the

second half, with Tennessee Tech making 71.8 percent (28-for-39) in

the game to Tennessee-Martin’s 61 percent (25-for-41).

Alfred Jones scored 13 points and Elijah Muhammad 11 for the

Golden Eagles.

Benzor Simmons scored 14 points and Terrance Coleman 13 to lead

the Skyhawks.