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JHS alum Lucas Nutt has 21 points in SEMO loss Saturday

CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (AP) - Zach Bailey scored 23 points and Zac

Swansey added 19 as Tennessee Tech defeated Southeast Missouri

93-86 Saturday night.

Kevin Murphy had 18 points and Alfred Jones 16 for the Golden

Eagles (11-9, 7-4 Ohio Valley), who never trailed.

Marland Smith had 27 points to lead the Redhawks (5-17, 4-8),

who have lost six straight. Lucas Nutt added 21 points, Leon Powell

finished with 14 points and 13 rebounds and Anthony Allison also

scored 14.

Trailing 81-72 with 3:50 remaining, Southeast Missouri closed

the gap to four over the next two minutes but couldn't get any

closer.

Tennessee Tech led by 12 in the first half before taking a 48-42

lead into halftime.

The Eagles shot 56.9 percent and outrebounded the Redhawks

37-31.

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