UT Martin Men and Women Take Wins Over SEMO

 UT Martin Men and Women Take Wins Over SEMO

Three UT Martin basketball players were in double figures and helped UT Martin women to a 70 to 66 win over Southeast Missouri yesterday.  A small crowd of Skyhawk fans watched as UT Martin scored their 6th victory and 3rd OVC win .

Paige Pipkin  tossed in 19 while pulling down 3 rebounds, adding 3 assists and 3 steals to her tally. Southeast Missouri falls to 5 and 17 and 1 and 10 in the conference.

Meanwhile, the UT Martin men defeated Southeast Missouri 84 to 63 and improved their conference record to 4 and 7 and 8 and 15 overall.  Mikel Henderson had 17 off the bench to lead the men in shooting 5 for 8 from three point land.

Head Coach Ryan Ridder thanked fans for coming out despite the icy conditions.

Southeast Missouri fell to 4 and 5 in conference play and 9 and 14 overall.

UTM returns to the court Saturday when they host Tennessee State. Women’s game will start at 1:00 with men to follow.

Skylar McCroskey