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Oakland (Mich.) beats Tennessee Tech 77-56

Nov 24, 2009 - 3:45 AM COOKEVILLE, Tenn.(AP) -- Derick Nelson scored 20 points and two others scored in double figures as Oakland (Mich.) beat Tennessee Tech 77-56 on Monday night in the Hall of Fame Showcase.

Keith Benson had a double-double with 17 points and 10 rebounds for the Grizzlies (3-2). Johnathon Jones added 14 points.

Trailing 38-33 at halftime, the Golden Eagles (2-3) went on a 10-1 run to start the second half, capped by a Kevin Murphy layup to take its biggest lead of the game at 43-39.

The Grizzlies answered with a 14-0 run, and a 3-pointer by Blake Cushingberry with 10 minutes remaining made it 55-45. The lead would never dip below 10 points the rest of the way.

Murphy led the Golden Eagles with 15 points and six rebounds, and shot 7-for-14 from the field. Alfred Jones added 12 points on 6 of 8 shooting from the field and had seven rebounds.








  • NCAA BB
    OAKLAND 77
    TENNESSEE TECH 56 FINAL

    Nov 23 9:51 PM


  • NCAA BB
    OAKLAND 35
    TENNESSEE TECH 33 HALFTIME

    Nov 23 8:57 PM