Tennessee-Martin blows out William Woods 87-57
MARTIN, Tenn. (AP)—Benzor Simmons came off the bench to score 21 points and lead Tennessee-Martin to an 87-57 win over William Woods on Sunday.
The Skyhawks (4-7) dominated inside, outrebounding William Woods 45-25 and outscoring the Owls 48-26 in the paint and 27-8 on second-chance points.
Troy King scored 13 points, Mike Liabo had 12 and Dane Smith 11 for UT-Martin.
The NAIA Owls (4-9) were led by Logan Decker with 16 points, while Jonathon Nutt and Dan Anderson scored 10 apiece.
William Woods trailed 40-28 at halftime and was outscored 47-29 in the second half. The Owls shot 21 of 50 from the floor (42 percent), including 7 of 15 from 3-point range (46.7 percent).
UT-Martin forced 24 turnovers that led to 32 points and led by at least 20 for a majority of the second half.
The Skyhawks have won two of their last three games after losing six straight.