Tennessee St. 85, Fisk 52
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP)—Ladarious Weaver scored 23 points as Tennessee State raced past neighborhood rival Fisk 85-52 Monday night.
The host Tigers (7-9) made 25 more free throws and led nearly the entire game. They also controlled the boards 48-33.
Clarence Matthews added 14 points and 11 rebounds and Larry Turner scored 13 and had a game-high 12 rebounds. Reiley Ervin added 13 points.
Fisk (2-12) was led by Jonathan Pillow with 20 points and Marquis Patton with 16.
Tennessee State trailed 13-12 with 13:20 left in the first half until going on a 19-4 run that put the game away. It was 42-30 at the half.
Fisk shot just 25 percent the second half, and 31.9 percent for the game. Tennessee State shot 47.3 percent for the game.
The Tigers sank 28-of-41 free throws while Fisk hit 3-of-3.