EKU tops Tennessee State 89-84 in regular season finale

The Colonels will open play in the OVC Tournament Thursday vs. Austin Peay.
EKU beats Tennessee State 89-84.
EKU beats Tennessee State 89-84.(EKU Athletics)
Published: Feb. 27, 2021 at 10:10 PM EST
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RICHMOND, Ky. (WKYT) - Tied at 71 with less than seven minutes left, Eastern Kentucky used a 13-5 run to put away Tennessee State in Saturday night’s 89-84 win.

The Colonels (21-6, 15-5) will begin play in the OVC Tournament Thursday night against the No. 6 seed Austin Peay at 10:30 p.m. ET. The game will air live on ESPN+.

Wendell Green Jr. finished with a game-high 23 points to go along with five rebounds and five steals. Curt Lewis added 20 points.

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