Jacksnvlst 24 40 64
Tenntech 25 53 78
Date of game: 2/9/2013

Recap: Tenn Tech vs. Jacksonville St

Cookeville, TN (Sports Network) - Jud Dillard recorded a double-double with 18 points and 10 rebounds as the Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles defeated the Jacksonville State Gamecocks, 78-64, in Ohio Valley Conference action at the Eblen Center.

Dennis Ogbe also scored 18 points in the Golden Eagles' (9-14, 3-8 OVC) victory. Jeremia Samarrippas contributed 15 points, and Javon McKay chipped in 10 points as TTU snapped a two-game losing streak.

For the Gamecocks (15-8, 7-5), Brian Williams scored a game-high 22 points and added four assists. Tarvin Gaines netted 15 points off the bench for JSU, which had won its previous three games.

Both teams made 10 field goals and two 3-pointers in the first half. TTU made three foul shots compared to JSU's two, as it took a 25-24 advantage at the break.

TTU pulled away after intermission by draining 54.5 percent of its field goal attempts and shooting 27-of-30 from the foul line.

TTU dominated the glass, 36-19, and outscored JSU from the free-throw line, 30-5.

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