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Eastern Kentucky defeats Tennessee State 75-58

Feb 1, 2010 - 1:42 AM NASHVILLE, Tenn.(AP) -- Justin Stommes hit five 3-pointers and scored 19 points to lead Eastern Kentucky to a 75-58 victory over Tennessee State on Sunday night.

Stommes was 5-for-7 and the Colonels (15-8, 7-4 Ohio Valley Conference) went 13-for-30 from beyond the arc (43.3 percent) to win for the first time in three games. Eastern Kentucky entered leading the OVC with 10.2 3-pointers a game.

Stommes hit three 3-pointers, had two assists and a steal as the Colonels increased their lead from 37-32 with 16:46 to play to 54-38 with 11:26 left.

Joshua Jones hit one of his three 3-pointers to give the Colonels a 69-56 lead with 1:39 to play.

Jones scored 16 and Papa Oppong added 12 for Eastern Kentucky, which shot 72.2 percent in the second half (13-for-18).

Jacquan Nobles scored 20 and Robert Covington added 12 for Tennessee State (4-15, 1-10), which has lost six straight games.






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    TENNESSEE ST 58 FINAL

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    TENNESSEE ST 27 HALFTIME

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