Clay leads Tennessee State against UT Martin after 40-point game

Tennessee State Tigers (17-12, 9-7 OVC) at UT Martin Skyhawks (18-11, 10-6 OVC)

Martin, Tennessee; Thursday, 9 p.m. EST

BOTTOM LINE: Tennessee State visits the UT Martin Skyhawks after Jr. Clay scored 40 points in Tennessee State’s 100-85 victory over the SIU-Edwardsville Cougars.

The Skyhawks are 14-1 on their home court. UT Martin leads the OVC with 27.2 defensive rebounds per game led by KK Curry averaging 4.6.

The Tigers are 9-7 in OVC play. Tennessee State is 7-7 against opponents with a winning record.

TOP PERFORMERS: Parker Stewart is shooting 42.0% and averaging 17.0 points for the Skyhawks. Desmond Williams is averaging 2.0 made 3-pointers over the last 10 games for UT Martin.

Adong Makuoi is averaging nine points and 5.6 rebounds for the Tigers. Dedric Boyd is averaging 2.9 made 3-pointers over the last 10 games for Tennessee State.

LAST 10 GAMES: Skyhawks: 7-3, averaging 82.2 points, 36.6 rebounds, 14.3 assists, 6.4 steals and 3.2 blocks per game while shooting 47.8% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 76.2 points per game.

Tigers: 7-3, averaging 77.4 points, 32.5 rebounds, 13.7 assists, 4.7 steals and 2.3 blocks per game while shooting 46.1% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 73.5 points.


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