NCAA Basketball

Freeman carries Tennessee St. past Tennessee Tech 91-86

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Mark Freeman had 22 points and 13 assists as Tennessee State narrowly defeated Tennessee Tech 91-86 on Thursday night.

Monty Johal had 16 points for Tennessee State (4-16, 3-14 Ohio Valley Conference), which ended its six-game losing streak. Shakem Johnson added 15 points. Yusuf Mohamed had 13 points.

The 91 points were a season best for Tennessee State, which also posted a season-high 24 assists.

Tennessee Tech totaled 48 second-half points, a season high for the team.

Jr. Clay had 26 points for the Golden Eagles (3-21, 3-14). Damaria Franklin added 23 points and seven rebounds. Shandon Goldman had 10 points.

The Tigers leveled the season series against the Golden Eagles with the win. Tennessee Tech defeated Tennessee State 74-71 on Jan. 16.

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Updated February 18, 2021

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