Recap - Eastern Kentucky Defeats Tennessee Tech 74-67
|Recap - Eastern Kentucky Defeats Tennessee Tech 74-67|
Eastern Kentucky earned a 74-67 victory over Tennessee Tech on Thursday, getting 20 points from Tarius Johnson at Paul S. McBrayer Arena.
Eastern Kentucky did not, however, defeat Tennessee Tech against the spread, which closed at 11.5 at most sportsbooks.
Eastern Kentucky got 20 points from Glenn Cosey and another 14 points from Corey Walden. Tarius Johnson contributed 4 assists, while Eric Stutz cleaned the glass with 6 rebounds.
Tennessee Tech got 22 points from Jeremiah Samarrippas in a losing cause and another 12 points from Josiah Moore. Jeremiah Samarrippas contributed 7 assists for them, while Dennis Ogbe had 5 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Tennessee Tech were victorious, as the score was 30-28 at the break.
The rebound battle favored Tennessee Tech as they grabbed 29 boards, while Eastern Kentucky only had 20.