NCAA Basketball

SE Missouri St beats Tennessee St 91-83 n OVC quarterfinals

By The Associated Press

EVANSVILLE, Ind. (AP) Chris Harris had 29 points in Southeast Missouri State's 91-83 win over Tennessee State on Thursday night in the Ohio Valley Conference tournament quarterfinals.

Harris had 12 rebounds for the Redhawks (15-16). Phillip Russell scored 18 points and added six rebounds and seven assists. Nate Johnson shot 7 of 7 from the field and 3 for 4 from the line to finish with 17 points.

Jr. Clay finished with 34 points, 11 rebounds and three steals for the Tigers (18-13). Tennessee State also got 10 points and six rebounds from Dedric Boyd. Christian Brown also put up nine points and two steals.

Southeast Missouri State took the lead with 4:01 to go in the first half and never looked back. The score was 35-31 at halftime, with Harris racking up eight points. Harris' 21-point second half helped Southeast Missouri State finish off the eight-point victory.


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Updated March 2, 2023

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