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UTM claims 2nd straight OVC title

UTM claims 2nd straight OVC title

Heather Butler scored 35 points, and Jasmine Newsome had 26 points and 11 rebounds as the UT Martin women defeated Tennessee Tech 82-65 in the Ohio Valley Conference tournament championship game Saturday afternoon in Nashville.

It marked the second consecutive tournament title and automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament for the Skyhawks (23-8).

UTM led 36-34 at the half.

Look for more details in Monday’s edition of The Messenger.