January 03, 2015

EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. (AP) Rozell Nunn and Kris Davis combined for 34 points to lead SIU-Edwardsville to a dominating 85-62 win over Tennessee Tech Saturday night.

Nunn, who was 7 of 13 from the floor, had 18 points and Davis made 8 of 9 free throws for 16 points. Keaton Jackson had 12 points, nine rebounds and four blocks and Michael Messer and Maurice Wiltz chipped in 11 apiece.

SIU-Edwardsville (6-7, 2-0 Ohio Valley) started slow but held a 35-26 advantage at the break, pushed that to a 55-36 lead midway through the second half and coasted to its fifth straight win.

The Cougars, who hit 8 of 11 from beyond the arc, made 29 of 51 field goal attempts (56.9 percent) while limiting Tennessee Tech to 22-of-58 shooting (37.9 percent).

Dwan Caldwell was 7 of 10 from the floor for 17 points and Charles Jackson added 14 for Tech (8-7, 0-2).

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