Recap: Tenn-Martin vs. SIU Edwardsville
Martin, TN (SportsNetwork.com) - Kris Davis scored 20 points on 7-of-10 shooting as the SIU Edwardsville Cougars narrowly defeated the Tennessee- Martin Skyhawks 87-82 in an Ohio Valley Conference showdown at the Elam Center.
Keaton Jackson registered 17 points and four blocks while Donivine Stewart had 15 points and six assists for the Cougars (7-14, 4-4 OVC), who have won three of their last four. Maurice Wiltz added 14 points as Ray Lester cleared six boards.
Terence Smith had 22 points for the Skyhawks (7-16, 2-6). Dee Oldham and Myles Taylor finished in double figures with 16 and 15 points, respectively. Mike Liabo added 12 points.
SIUE made 54.2 percent of its first half field goal attempts, including 5-of-7 from 3-point range, as it held a slim 34-33 lead at halftime. UTM connected on 48.1 percent of its shots from the field in the period.
The Cougars and Skyhawks both shot well in the second period, making 68 percent and 56.3 percent of their field goal attempts, respectively.
SIUE held a 31-24 rebounding advantage over UTM.Game Notes