Tennessee Tech downs Eastern Illinois 67-60

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COOKEVILLE, Tenn. (AP)—Alex Davis had career highs with 13 points and 10 rebounds to lead Tennessee Tech to a 67-60 victory over Eastern Illinois on Monday night.

Daniel Northern added 10 points and 11 rebounds, but the Golden Eagles (8-5, 2-1 Ohio Valley Conference) had to hold off Eastern Illinois (5-9, 2-2) after building a 16-point lead.

Tennessee Tech held a 64-48 advantage with 4:33 left in the game, but the Panthers twice cut the advantage to six points in the final minute before the Golden Eagles went 3 of 4 from the line.

Tennessee Tech built its lead on a 16-1 run in the second half.

DJ Lindsay added 15 points, Will Barnes scored 13 points and Frank Davis had 10 for the Golden Eagles.

Romain Martin led Eastern Illinois with 17 points and T.J. Marion added 13.

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 Eastern Illinois
Romain Martin Romain Martin
5-10,  17 Pts
4 Rebs, 1 Assists
 Tennessee Tech
Darnell Lindsay Darnell Lindsay
7-10,  15 Pts
3 Rebs, 3 Assists

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