Recap: Jacksonville St vs. Tenn Tech
Jacksonville, AL (SportsNetwork.com) - Dennis Ogbe scored 15 points and grabbed eight rebounds as the Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles downed the Jacksonville State Gamecocks, 72-60, in Ohio Valley Conference action at Pete Mathews Coliseum.
Ladon Carter added 12 points on 4-of-6 shooting from the floor and also pulled down eight boards for Tennessee Tech (12-13, 5-5 OVC) as it earned its second consecutive win. Dwan Caldwell contributed 11 points, Deondre Haynes scored 10 points and Jeremiah Samarrippas dealt out five assists.
Darion Rackley paced the Gamecocks (10-16, 4-7) with a game-high 16 points. Brian Williams netted 14 points while D.J. Felder tallied 13 points and eight boards. Avery Moore finished 3-of-11 from the field for 10 points.
The Golden Eagles shot 46.4 percent from the floor and outrebounded the hosts, 25-13, in the opening 20 minutes of action en route to a 35-28 lead at the intermission. JSU was limited to 25 percent efficiency from the floor including a 1-of-10 clip from 3-point range in the first half.
The Gamecocks improved after the break to connect on 37.9 percent of their field goal attempts. TTU pulled away by converting 56 percent of its shots from the floor in the second stanza.
The Golden Eagles' bench outscored JSU's reserves, 32-21.Game Notes