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Tennessee Tech thumps NAIA Reinhardt behind Clay, Crosland

Dec. 2, 2019 10:49 PM EST

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Jr. Clay scored 15 points with eight rebounds and six assists and Tennessee Tech beat NAIA-member Reinhardt 86-47 on Monday night. Cade Crosland had 17 points for Tennessee Tech (3-6) and Larry Kuimi added 12 points. Darius Allen, the Golden Eagles' leading scorer coming into the...

Johnson leads Lipscomb past Tennessee Tech 78-65

Nov. 25, 2019 9:34 PM EST

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — KJ Johnson had 23 points while dishing out eight assists as Lipscomb topped Tennessee Tech 78-65 on Monday night. Carson Cary nailed 5 of 8 from beyond the arc to total 15 points for Lipscomb (3-4). Ahsan Asadullah added 14 points, nine rebounds and five assists. Andrew Fleming had...

Tennessee St. uses second-half rally to stun Tennessee Tech

Nov. 23, 2019 6:46 PM EST

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Chris Rowland had 148 receiving yards and a touchdown on 12 receptions and Tennessee State rallied to shock Tennessee Tech 37-27 on Saturday. Tennessee State (3-9, 2-6 Ohio Valley Conference) overcame first-half deficits of 20-0 and 27-10 and used the final quarters to stage the...

Tennessee man accused of beating, stabbing raccoon

Nov. 22, 2019 4:56 AM EST

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee man is charged with animal cruelty in the stabbing death of a racoon. The Cookeville Herald-Citizen reports an arrest warrant for John Phillips accuses him of trapping a racoon in a cage on Wednesday. The warrant says the Cookeville resident then beat the animal with a...

Wright State beats Tennessee Tech 85-80 in OT

Nov. 12, 2019 11:24 PM EST

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Bill Wampler scored 20 points and his go-ahead 3-pointer in overtime sparked a 10-5 run that lifted Wright State over Tennessee Tech 85-80 on Tuesday night. The Golden Eagles closed to 81-80 with 1:50 left in OT on Keishawn Davidson's layup, but Wright State's Jaylon Hall and...

Sylla lifts Tennessee Tech past Martin Methodist 83-70

Nov. 9, 2019 10:22 PM EST

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Amadou Sylla had 20 points and 14 rebounds as Tennessee Tech defeated the NAIA's Martin Methodist 83-70 in its home opener on Saturday night. Hunter Vick had 16 points for Tennessee Tech (1-1). Darius Allen added 14 points and eight rebounds. JR. Clay had 13 points and six assists...

Tennessee Tech gets 1st win over Jacksonville St. since 2011

Nov. 9, 2019 5:53 PM EST

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Bailey Fisher passed for 213 yards and two touchdowns and ran for 121 yards and two more TDs to help Tennessee Tech beat Jacksonville State 37-27 on Saturday. The win was Tennessee Tech's first against Jacksonville State since 2011. The Golden Eagles (6-4, 3-3 Ohio Valley...

Craig has 7 TDs, Austin Peay beats Tennessee Tech 58-21

Oct. 26, 2019 6:12 PM EDT

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — JaVaughn Craig passed for 294 yards and five touchdowns and ran for 84 yards and two TDs to help Austin Peay beat Tennessee Tech 58-21 on Saturday. Craig finished 16 of 23 with no interceptions and carried it seven times for the Governors (5-3, 3-1 Ohio Valley Conference). Austin...

Family of toddler swept away at Tennessee park files lawsuit

Oct. 16, 2019 10:29 AM EDT

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The family of a 2-year-old who was washed away by floodwaters at a Tennessee state park has filed a lawsuit against the state. Steven Pierce of Kentucky died after he and his father were swept away in a flash flood as they tried to evacuate from Cummins Falls State Park in June....