Dove has 25 as UT Martin halts a 9-game losing skid
MARTIN, Tenn. (AP) — Quintin Dove had 25 points and Derek Hawthorne Jr. added 20 as UT Martin picked up its first Ohio Valley Conference victory, beating SIU-Edwardsville 85-69 on Saturday afternoon to halt a nine-game losing skid.
UT Martin (6-13, 1-7) which last won on Dec. 18 when the Skyhawks beat Chattanooga 75-72, dominated the second half to claim the win.
Weaver hits 6 3-pointers in EKU’s 97-73 rout of UT Martin
RICHMOND, Ky. (AP) — Dujuanta Weaver scored 18 points on six 3-pointers as Eastern Kentucky romped past UT Martin 97-73 on Thursday night to snap a four-game skid.
Weaver was 6-of-11 shooting from long range. Houston King added 16 points for Eastern Kentucky (8-10, 1-4 Ohio Valley Conference), which earned its fifth straight home victory. Jomaru Brown had 14 points and five steals, and Nick Mayo chipped in with 13 points.
Southeast Missouri rallies from big deficit, wins in OT
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (AP) — Isaiah Gable hit four 3-pointers and scored 28 points and Southeast Missouri rallied from a 16-point halftime deficit to beat UT Martin 74-69 in overtime and snap a five-game losing streak on Saturday night.
Hawthorne with 24, UT Martin beats NAIA Brescia 108-79
MARTIN, Tenn. (AP) — Derek Hawthorne Jr. scored a career-high 24 points with 10 rebounds and UT Martin beat Brescia University of the NAIA 108-79 on Saturday night.
Hawthorne was 10 of 14 from the field including three from distance for the Skyhawks (4-4). Fatodd Lewis added 23 points with nine rebounds, Charles Henderson Jr. had 12 points and Quintin Dove 10.
UT Martin shot 59 percent from the floor compared to 40.5 percent for Brescia and had a 49-25 rebounding edge.
Barrett scores 26 to help Tulane beat UT Martin 87-74
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Shakwon Barrett scored a career-high 26 points, Caleb Daniels and Samir Sehic each had a double-double and Tulane beat UT Martin 87-74 on Wednesday night to snap a four-game skid.
Barrett, a freshman who was 10-of-11 shooting, scored 17 after the break. Daniels had 17 points and 10 rebounds and Sehic finished with 12 and 11. Jordan Cornish added 14 points for Tulane (3-5).
UT Martin cruises in opener, tops Cumberland , 91-58
MARTIN, Tenn. (AP) — Delfincko Bogan scored 17 points off the bench and led five players into double-figure scoring as UT Martin kicked off its season Tuesday night by thumping NAIA-member Cumberland, 91-58.
The Skyhawks built a 42-27 advantage at the half and pulled away in the second period.
Kevin Little had 16 points for UT Martin, Derek Hawthorne Jr. had 14 points and five assists, Fatodd Lewis added 14 points and Parrish Hewitt 12. Jailen Gill grabbed 10 rebounds to go with eight points.
Goodwin hits 5 3-pointers; E. Illinois beats UT Martin 64-57
MARTIN, Tenn. (AP) — Montell Goodwin made five 3-pointers and scored 18 points to lead Eastern Illinois to a 64-57 victory over Tennessee-Martin on Saturday night.
Goodwin was 5-of-14 shooting, all from long range. Ray Crossland and Muusa Dama added 12 points apiece for Eastern Illinois (10-17, 6-10 Ohio Valley Conference). D'Angelo Jackson chipped in six points and a game-high 10 rebounds.
Murray State uses late surge to put away 66-53 victory
MARTIN, Tenn. (AP) — Ja Morant scored 18 points, Jonathan Stark had 17 and Murray State used a late run to pull away from UT Martin 66-53 on Saturday night.
Morant grabbed a game-high eight rebounds and had five assists while Stark made five 3-pointers in the first half for the Racers (18-5, 10-2), who remained alone in second place behind Belmont (11-1) in the Ohio Valley Conference.
Tenn Tech recovers to hold off UT Martin 63-55
COOKEVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Curtis Phillips scored 17 points and Tennessee Tech made 10 of 16 free throws in the final five minutes to defeat Tennessee-Martin 63-55 on Saturday night after blowing an 18-point second-half lead.
After the Skyhawks caught the Golden Eagles with a 29-11 run in less than 12 minutes, Tennessee Tech recovered with a 10-2 run to pull the game out.
Bogan spurs Tennessee-Martin past Jacksonville State 67-63
JACKSONVILLE, Ala. (AP) — DelFincko Bogan scored 14 of his 21 points in the second half and added four assists and five steals to guide Tennessee-Martin to a 67-63 victory over Jacksonville State on Thursday night.
UT Martin ends skid on Lewis’ jumper, tops SIUE 70-69
EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. (AP) — Delfincko Bogan scored 21 points and Fatodd Lewis scored in the lane with 11 seconds left and UT Martin ended a six-game losing streak with a 70-69 win over SIU-Edwardsville on Saturday.
Daniel Kinchen missed the potential game-winner in the closing seconds for SIUE.
Terrance Parker and Dominque Williams both added 14 points for the Skyhawks (7-14, 2-6 Ohio Valley Conference) on a combined 12-of-17 shooting. Williams also had 11 rebounds.
UT Martin holds off Tennessee State, 63-60 in OVC opener
MARTIN, Tenn. (AP) — Jailen Gill hit a jumper to give UT Martin the lead in overtime and the Skyhawks held on to beat in-state rival Tennessee State, 63-60 in the Ohio Valley Conference opener Thursday night.
Gill's layup with a minute to go in regulation tied the game at 56-56 and both teams missed opportunities to take the lead in the closing seconds, with Darius Thompson blocking a jumper from the Tigers' Delano Spencer with a second left.
Lewis leads UT-Martin past winless UAPB 74-68
MARTIN, Tenn. (AP) — Fatodd Lewis scored 27 points and grabbed 12 rebounds to lead Tennessee-Martin to a 74-68 victory over winless Arkansas-Pine Bluff on Friday night.
Lewis, who got his fifth double-double of the season, finished 9 of 20 from the field and had back-to-back 3-pointers in the second half that put UT-Martin on top for good. Dominique Williams added 10 points for the Skyhawks (5-4), who shot 53 percent from the field and controlled the boards 37-24.
Lewis, Butler lead UT Martin past NAIA Blue Mountain College
MARTIN, Tenn. (AP) — Fatodd Lewis had his third double-double in the last four games and Matthew Butler scored 20 points to help UT Martin hold off NAIA Blue Mountain for an 84-76 win on Wednesday night.
Lewis finished with 25 points, 11 rebounds, five assists and a career-high six steals. Terrence Parker made 6 of 7 from the field and scored 13 points and Darius Thompson scored 12 on 5-of-7 shooting for UTM (4-8).
Fatodd triple-double, UT Martin lights up scoreboard 127-92
MARTIN, Tenn. (AP) — Fatodd Lewis poured in a career-high 34 points, grabbed 16 rebounds and had 12 assists for his first triple-double and UT Martin defeated Cincinnati Clermont 127-92 on Sunday in a game where 3-pointers were flying.
Lewis double-double helps UT-Martin beat Arkansas St 92-78
JONESBORO, Ark. (AP) — Fatodd Lewis scored 23 points and grabbed a career-high 14 rebounds as Tennessee-Martin finished strong for just its second victory of the year, a 92-78 win over Arkansas State on Tuesday night.
UT-Martin (2-7) had lost five straight after beating North Carolina Central 74-57.
Lewis was 9 of 12 from the floor. Matthew Butler added 20 points, nailing 3 of 8 from distance. Parrish Hewitt had 17 points and Terrence Parker chipped in 12 for the Skyhawks.
Southern beats Tennessee Martin 69-66 for Jaguars first win
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Jared Sam scored 27 points on 9-for-13 shooting from the floor and 9 of 11 at the free throw line and Southern beat Tennessee Martin 69-66 Wednesday night for the Jaguars' first win of the season.
With a 65-64 lead, Mubashar Ali buried a jumper and 1 of 2 free throws and LaQuentin Collins made 1 of 2 free throws with two seconds to go, and Southern (1-5) held on. Delfincko Bogan missed a 3-point heave for Tennessee Martin (1-4).
Akron downs UT Martin 76-59 on Utomi’s career night
AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Daniel Utomi scored 32 points with seven 3-pointers, both career highs, and Akron made 15 of 31 3-pointers in downing UT Martin 76-59 on Saturday night.
Malcolm Duvivier scored 17 points with a career-high five 3s and the Zips (2-0) never trailed.
Jimond Ivey hit a jumper for Akron's largest lead, 63-47, with 8:52 to play. Matthew Butler's layup narrowed UT Martin's deficit to 68-57, but Utomi hit another 3-pointer, then another with 1:38 to play.
Butler, Lewis lead UT-Martin to 74-57 win over NC Central
MARTIN, Tenn. (AP) — Matthew Butler had 16 points and five assists, Fatodd Lewis scored 15 points and grabbed 11 rebounds and UT-Martin beat North Carolina Central 74-57 on Wednesday night.
Parrish Hewitt added 15 points for UT-Martin (1-2). The Skyhawks scored 21 points off 16 N.C. Central turnovers.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Matthew Butler scored 17 points, Kedar Edwards added 16 and Tennessee-Martin beat Murray State 73-67 in the semifinals of the Ohio Valley Conference Tournament on Friday night.
Tennessee-Martin (21-11) plays Jacksonville State in the championship game on Saturday for the conference's automatic berth to the NCAA Tournament. The Gamecocks upset top-seeded Belmont in the other semi, 65-59 on Friday.
Spencer, McCall lead Tennessee State past UT Martin 76-65
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Delano Spencer scored 19 points and made five 3-pointers to lead Tennessee State to a 76-65 victory over UT Martin on Saturday night.
Spencer was 6 of 9 from the floor. Tahjere McCall added 17 points for Tennessee State (11-5, 2-1 Ohio Valley), and has 1,013 for his career. He also matched a career-best with eight assists.
Wayne Martin chipped in 17 points and grabbed a game-high nine rebounds for the Tigers. Darreon Reddick chipped in 11 points.
Smith scores 30 on 10 3-pointers as Belmont tops UT Martin
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Nick Smith went off for a career-high 30 points — on 10 3-point baskets — and Belmont steamrolled Tennessee-Martin 83-67 on Thursday night.
Smith's 10 treys — on 10-of 13-shooting — also tied the Curb Event Center record for 3-pointers in a game.
The Bruins (8-4, 2-0 Ohio Valley) shot 51 percent from the field (28 of 55) and were 18 for 35 from 3-point range — one short of the school record.
Edwards leads UTM over Arkansas-Pine Bluff
PINE BLUFF, Ark. (AP) — Kedar Edwards had 25 points, seven rebounds and seven steals in UT Martin's 73-68 victory over Arkansas-Pine Bluff on Wednesday night.
Edwards’ last-second 3 lifts UT Martin past FAU 82-81
MARTIN, Tenn. (AP) — Kedar Edwards hit a 3-pointer with one second left and UT Martin rallied to an 82-81 win over Florida Atlantic on Tuesday night for the Skyhawks' tenth straight home victory.
Edwards received the inbound pass in the backcourt, took three dribbles, went behind the back and drained a deep 3.
Mobley, Edwards lead UT Martin over Rio Grande Valley 88-80
MARTIN, Tenn. (AP) — Jacolby Mobley scored 20 points, Kedar Edwards had a double-double and UT Martin held off Texas Rio Grande Valley 88-80 on Sunday.
Fatodd Lewis hit 6 of 9 shots and scored 15 points of his career-high 17 points in the first half when the Skyhawks (1-1) shot 63 percent and opened a 50-36 lead. Edwards had 15 points, 10 rebounds and seven assists and Matthew Butler added 14 points.