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Eastern Kentucky Defeats Tennessee State 70-66 - Recap

Tarius Johnson scored 14 points leading Eastern Kentucky to a 70-66 victory over Tennessee State at Paul S. McBrayer Arena on Saturday.

Eastern Kentucky did not, however, defeat Tennessee State against the spread, which closed at 12.5 at most sportsbooks.

Eastern Kentucky got 14 points from Glenn Cosey and another 11 points from Orlando Williams. Tarius Johnson contributed 2 assists, while Corey Walden cleaned the glass with 10 rebounds.

Tennessee State got 25 points from Patrick Miller in a losing cause and another 16 points from Kennedy Eubanks. Patrick Miller contributed 9 assists for them, while Kennedy Eubanks had 8 rebounds.

Eastern Kentucky hit the break leading 31-25 before taking care of business in the second half.

Tennessee State won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 34-30.