Davidson carries Tennessee Tech past Tennessee State 74-71

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Keishawn Davidson had 19 points and six assists as Tennessee Tech edged Tennessee State 74-71 on Saturday night.

Tennessee Tech (2-13, 2-6 Ohio Valley Conference) had an 11-point lead with 6:09 to play. Ravel Moody’s 3-pointer with 16 seconds left capped a 17-8 run that pulled Tennessee State to 73-71, but the Tigers didn’t have another possession.

Damaria Franklin had 16 points for Tennessee Tech, which ended its four-game losing streak. Marcus Hopkins added 10 points.

Yusuf Mohamed and Shakem Johnson had 14 points apiece for the Tigers (2-8, 1-6). Mark Freeman had 11 points.

Marcus Fitzgerald Jr., who was second on the Tigers in scoring coming into the matchup with 12 points per game, shot only 20 percent in the game (2 of 10).

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