Sunday Sports Update


The Uf T Martin women defeated Southeast Missouri 64-61 Saturday.


With the win and an Eastern Illinois loss, the Skyhawks moved into a tie for second place in the league standings with two games remaining in the regular season. UT Martin also put a bow on its road slate, finishing conference play with a 7-2 record in enemy territory, while sweeping the season series against Southeast Missouri.


In game 2 of Double Header action, a program record for Ohio Valley Conference road victories was established as the University of Tennessee at Martin men’s basketball squad claimed an 82-72 win at Southeast Missouri.


The victory was the seventh of the season for the Skyhawks, which passed the 2008-09 and 2007-08 UT Martin teams for the most in school history. Saturday’s win also matched the program’s win total from a year ago and put the Skyhawks in a 3 way tie for first place in the OVC alongside Morehead State and Little Rock at 12-4. UT Martin’s fifth straight victory also marked the longest in head coach Ryan Ridder’s three-year tenure.


Both Skyhawks squads will be in action Thursday when they play host to the Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles.


Dalton Knecht scored 24 points and No. 5 Tennessee beat Texas A&M 86-51 on Saturday night to tie Alabama for the Southeastern Conference lead and give coach Rick Barnes his 800th Division I victory. The 69-year-old Barnes became the 14th coach to win 800 games at Division I schools.


Freshman Justin Edwards scored a season-high 28 points and Antonio Reeves added 24, leading No. 17 Kentucky to a 117-95 win over No. 13 Alabama.


High School Basketball Boys Regional

Westview 72 Liberty 44

Gleason 82 Halls 65

Bolivar Central 68 Obion County 55

Union City 76 West Carroll 43

Milan 55 Scotts Hill 45

Ripley 85 JCM 59

Decatur County Riverside 52 Trenton Peabody 50

Middleton 60 Lake County 31

Humboldt 73 South Fulton 50

Haywood 69 South Gibson 34

Dyersburg 58 Bolton 53

Fayette Ware 71 Dyer County 51


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