Tennessee Tech vs. Morehead State: Recap, Stats, and Box Score

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Tennessee Tech vs. Morehead State: Recap, Stats, and Box Score
Tennessee Tech 63
(9-16, 3-12 away)
Morehead State 65
(13-14, 10-4 home)
Venue: Ellis T. Johnson Arena
7:30PM ET / 4:30PM PT, February 16, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Tennessee Tech 26 37 63
Morehead State 29 36 65
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Tennessee Tech J Dillard 14 J Dillard 11 J Samarrippas 4
Morehead State C Posthumus 13 C Posthumus 9 A Warner 4

Morehead State won by a slim margin against Tennessee Tech 65-63 in conference action on Saturday, Feb. 16. The Eagles got the win with a team-high 13 points and nine rebounds from Chad Posthumus. Angelo Warner also had a decent showing, scoring 12 points and adding four rebounds (4 Ast 3 Stl). Jud Dillard got a double-double for the Golden Eagles with 14 points and 11 rebounds. Morehead State (13-14, 7-6 OVC) gets Murray State (18-7, 9-4 OVC) on their home court on Wednesday, Feb. 20.

Morehead State Game Notes

  • The last time MSU started the season 13-14 was 1998.
  • The Eagles have won four close games this season (a win by five or fewer points). Since 2007, Morehead State is 24-24 in close games.
  • The Eagles have won 78 percent of the time this season (7-2) after recording 27 or more field goals made.
  • Morehead State has won 77 percent of the time this season (10-3) when its field goal percentage has been 45.8 percent or better.
  • MSU has won 83 percent of the time this season (5-1) when opponents record 63 or fewer total points.
  • This season Morehead State has won 100 percent of the time (5-0) when Angelo Warner has four assists or more.
  • Morehead State has been outshot by their opponents in field goal percentage for the past seven games.
  • This is the 14th game at home this season--MSU has a 6.4 average scoring margin against opponents at home.
  • The top two rebounders (Chad Posthumus and Kahlil Owens) accounted for 51.6 percent of the rebounds.
  • Chad Posthumus has led the team in rebounding in nine out of 27 games this season.

Tennessee Tech Game Notes

  • The Golden Eagles have lost three times this season in games decided by five or fewer points. Since 2007, Tennessee Tech is 28-26 in close games.
  • The top two scorers (Jeremiah Samarrippas and Jud Dillard) accounted for 44.4 percent of the points.
  • Jud Dillard accounted for 36.6 percent of the team's rebounds.
  • Jeremiah Samarrippas has led the team in scoring three times in 25 games this season.
  • Jud Dillard has led the team in rebounding 18 times in 25 games this season.
  • Jud Dillard recorded the 26th double-digit rebound game of his career.
  • Jud Dillard has 16 straight double-digit point games.
  • Jud Dillard recorded a double-double. It was his 10th this season and 26th of his career.
  • Jeremiah Samarrippas has three straight double-digit point games.
  • This was the third foul out of the season for Dennis Ogbe.
TTU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
AJud Dillard3714112016
BJ. Samarrippas361414204
BAnthony Morse20550243
BDennis Ogbe17910100
BJavon McKay30830001
C+Terrell Barnes22221100
CL. Johnson17700002
C-Matt Marseille16430003
-Mitchell Hill3000000
MSU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
AKahlil Owens15970000
AChad Posthumus251392111
B+Angelo Warner311244303
B-Bruce Reed20432101
C+Drew Kelly19721102
C+Jarrett Stokes24713101
CDevon Atkinson33712102
DBakari Turner25610003
-Taariq Muhammad7001001

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