Semissouri 50 46 96
Tennmartin 30 44 74
Date of game: 2/16/2013

Recap: Tenn-Martin vs. SE Missouri St

Martin, TN (Sports Network) - Marland Smith scored 22 points, leading three players with at least 20 points, as the Southeast Missouri State Redhawks captured a 96-74 win over the Tennessee-Martin Skyhawks in Ohio Valley Conference action at the Elam Center.

Nick Niemczyk added 21 points off the bench, shooting 6-of-7 from the floor, while Lucas Nutt chipped in 20 points and handed out seven assists for the Redhawks (14-13, 6-7 OVC) as they won their third game in a row. Nino Johnson accounted for nine points, 11 rebounds and five blocked shots as well.

The Skyhawks (7-18, 4-9) were paced by Terence Smith who scored a game-high 26 points and cleared five rebounds, followed by Mike Liabo with 15 points as UT- Martin lost for the second time in the last three outings. Before fouling out Myles Taylor responded with 11 points and a team-best nine boards, while BJ McLaughlin chipped in 10 points in a mere 11 minutes off the bench.

SEMO scored the first points of the night and never looked back, connecting on 51.7 percent from the floor in the opening half, including a stellar 10-of-16 behind the 3-point line, en route to a 50-30 advantage at the break.

In the second half the visitors made good on 61.5 percent from the field in order to cruise to the 22-point win.

Defensively, the Redhawks held the hosts to only 37.0 percent accuracy from the floor and 4-of-20 beyond the arc.

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