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MARTIN, Tenn. - The University of Tennessee at Martin men’s basketball team rounds out its two-game road swing in Illinois when it battles Ohio Valley Conference West foe SIU Edwardsville at the Vadalabene Center. Tip-off on Saturday, Jan. 26 is scheduled for 7 p.m.
The Skyhawks (4-16, 1-7 OVC) have won two of the three contests against SIU Edwardsville since the Cougars joined the OVC in 2008, although the Cougars did claim a narrow 69-65 victory in Martin last season. The last time UT Martin played in Edwardsville, the Skyhawks lit up the scoreboard for 46 second-half points on their way to a 78-69 victory on Jan. 24, 2011.
SIU Edwardsville (7-10, 3-4 OVC) is coming off its third win in the past four games - an 80-77 home triumph over Southeast Missouri on Thursday night. The Cougars used a 26-4 run early in the second half to overcome a four-point halftime deficit.
Mark Yelovich tallied a season-high 24 points to lead SIU Edwardsville, who shot 51.9 percent from the field and 63.6 percent from three-point range. Jerome Jones (19 points), Michael Messer (13) and Kris Davis (12) also reached double-figures in the scoring column for the Cougars.
Fans can watch the game free of charge on the OVC Digital Network and follow live stats at the links listed above. Chris Brinkley (play-by-play) and Alex Boggis (color) will call all the action live from courtside locally on Star 95.1 FM.