NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Donte Fitzpatrick-Dorsey came off the bench to score all 14 of his points in the first half as Tennessee State raced out to a 25-point lead and coasted to a 79-50 victory over Southeast Missouri State on Saturday night.
Fitzpatrick-Dorsey sank 6 of 9 shots as the Tigers (7-16, 4-6 Ohio Valley Conference) shot 59 percent from the floor to take a 45-20 lead into intermission. Emmanuel Egbuta topped Tennessee State with 19 points on 8-of-12 shooting. Michael Littlejohn scored 15 on 5-of-10 shooting from 3-point range to go along with a team-high seven rebounds.
Reserve Mark Laros led the Redhawks (7-16, 2-8) with eight points on 4-of-4 shooting. SEMS hit just 6 of 24 shots in the first half, including 2 of 10 from distance. The Redhawks hit only 17 of 50 shots for the game, including 5 of 18 from beyond the arc.
Tennessee State won the rebound battle 39-30 and had a 36-16 advantage in points in the paint.
Tulsa looks to top No. 22 Houston, add to AAC logjam
American Athletic Conference implications shape Wednesday's matchup between Tulsa and host No. 22-ranked Houston.
Reeling No. 11 Louisville hopes for answers against Syracuse
A week ago, Louisville was atop the Atlantic Coast Conference and riding its longest winning streak in five seasons. Following a rough two games, it's uncertain what to expect from the Cardinals at the moment.
No. 16 Seton Hall aims to rebound against No. 21 Butler
No. 16 Seton Hall returns home on Wednesday to face No. 21 Butler in Newark, N.J., aiming to snap a two-game losing skid that significantly narrowed the Pirates' Big East Conference lead.