Tennessee Tech pulls away early, beats Austin Peay 86-74
COOKEVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Curtis Phillips Jr. scored 26 points to lead Tennessee Tech to an 86-74 victory over Austin Peay on Thursday night.
Tennessee Tech (12-6, 4-1 Ohio Valley Conference) has won four of its last five games while Austin Peay (9-8, 4-1) had its four-game win streak snapped.
Phillips was 8 of 12 from the field. Aleksa Jugovic added 22 points and made all 10 of his free throws for the Golden Eagles. Kajon Mack and Mason Ramsey each chipped in 12 points.
Tennessee Tech edges Tennessee State 87-81 in overtime
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Curtis Phillips Jr. scored a career-high 28 points, Shaq Calhoun added 23 more, including a 3-pointer to force overtime, and Tennessee Tech slipped past Tennessee State for an 87-81 win Saturday.
In overtime, Aleksa Jugovic got a 3-point play to put Tennessee Tech on top 78-76 and the Golden Eagles hung on, holding Tennessee State to just four points over the final two minutes. Jugovic got seven of his 17 points in the extra period.
Tennessee Tech pulls away late, beats Eastern Kentucky 77-69
COOKEVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Aleksa Jugovic scored 28 points and Tennessee Tech pulled away late to beat Eastern Kentucky 77-69 on Saturday night.
Phillips sends Tennessee Tech past Morehead St., 69-67
COOKEVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Curtis Phillips Jr., scored 17 points with 10 rebounds and made the game-winning shot at the buzzer to lift Tennessee Tech to a 69-67 Ohio Valley Conference opening win against Morehead State Thursday night.
Phillips grabbed the offensive rebound when Kajon Mack missed a short-shot attempt near the rim with three seconds left. A.J. Hicks's layup with 32 seconds remaining tied it at 67.
Jugovic leads Tennessee Tech over New Mexico 104-96
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - Aleksa Jugovic hit his first nine shots and finished with a career-high 31 points to help Tennessee Tech knock off New Mexico 104-96 on Tuesday night.
Jugovic hit all seven of his 3-pointers, including a dagger in the final minute that put the Golden Eagles (4-1) up 97-93, and also added six assists.
Chris McNeal scored 29 points on 7-of-11 shooting on 3-pointers, and Sam Logwood added 21 for the Lobos (2-2).
Tennessee State beats Kennesaw State 82-68
COOKEVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Curtis Phillips Jr. scored 21 points with eight rebounds and five assists and led five players in double figures as Tennessee State beat Kennesaw State 82-68 on Saturday night.
Phillips was 7 of 18 from the field including three 3-pointers for the Golden Eagles (3-1). Aleksa Jugovic added 14 points and four assists, Mason Ramsey had 12 points and seven rebounds and Courtney Alexander II and Kajon Mack had 10 points apiece. Alexander also led the team with 10 rebounds.
Calhoun, Alexander help Tennessee Tech beat Boyce 105-48
COOKEVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Shaq Calhoun scored 20 points on 8-of-9 shooting and Courtney Alexander had a double-double to help Tennessee Tech beat Division II Boyce College 105-48 on Thursday night.
Alexander made all six of his field-goal attempts and finished with 14 points, 12 rebounds and seven assists. Aleksa Jugovic also scored 14, Curtis Phillips had 12, Cade Crosland added 11 and Micaiah Henry 10 for Tennessee Tech (2-1).