Sears leads UT Martin against Tennessee Tech after 30-point outing

UT Martin Skyhawks (17-11, 9-6 OVC) at Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles (13-15, 9-6 OVC)

Cookeville, Tennessee; Saturday, 4 p.m. EST

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Tennessee Tech -1.5; over/under is 148.5

BOTTOM LINE: UT Martin takes on the Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles after Jordan Sears scored 30 points in UT Martin’s 90-84 victory over the SIU-Edwardsville Cougars.

The Golden Eagles have gone 11-4 in home games. Tennessee Tech is 7-9 in games decided by at least 10 points.

The Skyhawks are 9-6 against OVC opponents. UT Martin leads the OVC with 36.0 points per game in the paint led by Chris Nix averaging 6.0.

TOP PERFORMERS: Brett Thompson is averaging 11.6 points and 3.2 assists for the Golden Eagles. Jaylen Sebree is averaging 15.6 points over the last 10 games for Tennessee Tech.

Parker Stewart is shooting 36.1% from beyond the arc with 2.9 made 3-pointers per game for the Skyhawks, while averaging 16.4 points. Sears is averaging 16.1 points over the last 10 games for UT Martin.

LAST 10 GAMES: Golden Eagles: 6-4, averaging 73.5 points, 30.0 rebounds, 13.9 assists, 6.3 steals and 2.4 blocks per game while shooting 43.8% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 72.9 points per game.

Skyhawks: 6-4, averaging 78.8 points, 35.6 rebounds, 12.6 assists, 7.3 steals and 3.1 blocks per game while shooting 45.4% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 75.1 points.


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