TIGERS FALL TO HOT-SHOOTING UTM TEAM
MARTIN, Tenn. --- Tennessee State shot 50 percent from the field, but host Tennessee Martin converted 67 percent of its attempts on its way to handing the Tigers a 104-86 loss Saturday night. The Tigers made 32-64 shots from the floor, but UT Martin took the lead less than two minutes into the contest and were able to stay ahead with its consistent shooting in each half. Junior guard Garrett Richardson led the Tigers with 20 points while senior Willie Hendricks, hit all five field goal attempts and finished with a season-high 11 points. Arvid Caldwell also scored 11 points. UTM had five players score in double figures. Joey Walker led the way with 26 points. The Tigers will continue on the road with a trip for a non-conference game at Georgia State Monday night.