Oregon State Falls to Tennessee Tech, 79-62

Dec. 16, 2007

CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) - Anthony Fisher had 21 points Sunday to lead Tennessee Tech to a 79-62 win against Oregon State.

Amadi McKenzie added 18 points and eight rebounds and Frank Davis had 15 points for the Golden Eagles (4-7), who led by as many as 20 points in the second half.

Marcel Jones had 17 points and eight rebounds and Seth Tarver added 14 points and seven rebounds for Oregon State (5-4).

Tennessee Tech led by 11 at halftime and Oregon State got no closer than nine in the second half.

Oregon State used a 9-2 run to erase an early seven-point deficit and tie the game at 10-10. But then McKenzie put up seven points in a 12-2 Golden Eagle run as Tennessee Tech went ahead 22-12 with 10:25 left in the half.

Consecutive 3-pointers by Fisher and Davis put the Golden Eagles ahead 30-16.

Tennessee Tech scored four points in the final three seconds of the half on baskets by Davis and Fisher to take a 36-25 halftime lead.

Tennessee Tech shot 25 of 52 (48 percent) from the field for the game, including 7 of 15 from 3-point range.

Oregon State was 21 of 59 from the field, 4 of 23 on 3-pointers.

Sunday's game was the second time in three seasons the teams have met. Tennessee Tech defeated Oregon State 90-62 on Nov. 20, 2005, in Cookeville, Tenn.

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