Tennessee Tech overtakes Robert Morris in 85-72 win
COOKEVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Ryan Martin and Aleksa Jugovic scored 20 points apiece to lead Tennessee Tech to an 85-72 comeback win over Robert Morris in the Air Force Classic on Friday night.
Martin also hauled in 10 rebounds and Jugovic sank four 3-pointers. Torrance Rowe added 14 points while dishing out eight assists and Hakeem Rogers had 11 points for Tennessee Tech (3-2), which hit 22 of 25 from the line.
Trailing by four early in the second half, the Golden Eagles took the lead for good during a 12-1 run that included 8-of-9 shooting from the free-throw line to make it a 56-49 lead with 11:54 to play.
Robert Morris (0-6) narrowed the gap below double digits at 81-72 with Rodney's Pryor's 3-pointer with 1:29 left but went scoreless the rest of the way.
Pryor led three Colonials in double figures with 21 points.