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NCAA Game Summary - Tennessee Tech at Eastern Kentucky



(Thursday, February 14)

Final Score: Eastern Kentucky 80, Tennessee Tech 69

Richmond, KY (Sports Network) - Mike DiNunno tallied 21 points on 8-of-13 shooting from the field to lead the Eastern Kentucky Colonels to an 80-69 win over the Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles in an Ohio Valley Conference bout at McBrayer Arena.

Glenn Cosey chipped in 17 points for EKU (20-6, 9-3 OVC) while Eric Stutz and Tarius Johnson finished with 14 and 13 points, respectively.

Dennis Ogbe and Jud Dillard notched 17 points and eight rebounds apiece to pace Tennessee Tech (9-15, 3-9), which has lost three of four. Jeremiah Samarrippas added 15 points and a game-high seven assists.

The home team took care of the ball in the first half with just three turnovers, however they only made 3-of-14 from long range and 40 percent overall. Tennessee Tech was efficient at the free-throw line, making 8-of-9, and held a 33-30 edge at intermission.

EKU dominated the second half by shooting 57.1 percent from the field and 5- of-10 from behind the arc.

The Colonels improved to 69-56 all-time versus the Golden Eagles.

02/14 22:09:34 ET

Lexington, KY local and state news by the Lexington Herald-Leader | Kentucky.com
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