COOKEVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Jud Dillard turned in 25 points as four different Tennessee Tech players scored in double digits in a 107-32 demolition of National Christian College Athletic Association member Crowley’s Ridge Saturday in each team’s season opener.
Javon McKay (13 points), Mitchell Hill (13) and Dennis Ogbe (12) were among other key offensive contributors as the Golden Eagles got points from 10 different players, compiling a 41-19 advantage in points off the bench.
Tennessee Tech outrebounded the Pioneers 47-20, and backed Crowley’s Ridge into a 4-to-29 assist-to-turnover ratio. The Golden Eagles scored 48 points off those turnovers, compared to just four points off 15 turnovers for the Pioneers.
Crowley’s Ridge fell into a 68-23 hole in the first half, shooting 23.1 percent (6 of 26) from the field compared to a 62.2 percent (28 of 45) showing for Tennessee Tech.
No Crowley’s Ridge player had more than five points.