|UTM a winner at Elon |
|ELON, N.C. (AP) — Gerald Robinson had 25 points and 10 rebounds to lead UT Martin past Elon 81-77 on Saturday night. |
Lester Hudson scored 21 points and Union City High School product Marquis Weddle added 20 for the Skyhawks (16-14), who shot 40 percent and forced 15 turnovers in extending their winning streak to six.
Weddle shot 3-for-8 from beyond the arc in the UTM triumph.
Montell Watson had 20 points and Brett James added 18 for Elon (11-17), which has lost two of three since winning three straight earlier this month.
Adam Constantine contributed 15 rebounds and Ola Atoyebi scored 11 points for the Phoenix.
The Skyhawks return to Ohio Valley Conference action for their final regular season basketball game of the 2007-08 campaign at Murray State. The game will determine if UTM finishes 3rd, 4th or 5th in the conference’s standings.
In the OVC, the top four teams host a first-round tournament game.
Tipoff for the game against Murray State is scheduled for 7:30 at the Special Events Center.