Tennessee Tech 77, Coastal Carolina 71
Jud Dillard recorded 22 points and seven rebounds while Kevin
Murphy added 21 points and nine boards in Tennessee Tech’s 77-71
win over Coastal Carolina on Saturday.
Murphy and Dillard make up the No. 3 scoring duo in NCAA
Division I, combining to average 38.4 points per contest.
Coastal Carolina (18-9) opened the game on a 10-3 run and pushed
that lead to 23-8 behind a Chris Gradnigo dunk with 7:24 left in
the first half. However, Tennessee Tech closed the half on an 18-3
run to tie the game 26-26 at intermission.
Tennessee Tech (18-11) controlled the second half. The Golden
Eagles hit 15 of 25 shots, including seven treys, made 14 of 20
free throws and outscored Coastal Carolina 51-45 during the
The win moves Tennessee Tech to 3-4 all-time in Bracket Buster
Jon Pack led five Coastal Carolina players in double figures