Tennessee Tech overwhelms Hillsdale Baptist 112-56
COOKEVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Dennis Ogbe scored 22 points and led four Tennessee Tech players in double figures in a 112-56 rout over Hillsdale Baptist Thursday night.
The Golden Eagles (7-7) took control midway through the first half with a 16-4 run sparked by a 3-pointer from Jeremiah Samarrippas and carried a 58-27 advantage into the break. It was the most points Tennessee Tech has scored in a game since 2007.
DeOndre Haynes contributed a career-high 15 points, Josiah Moore added 13 and Samarrippas had 11. Ogbe, who was 8 of 10 from the floor, had a career-best seven offensive rebounds.
Hillsdale Baptist, the 2012 National Christian College Athletic Association champions, hit just 20 of 63 shots from the field and was outrebounded 54-38.
Phil Carey led the Saints with 15 points and six rebounds, while Maquis Burden added 12 points.