MARTIN, Tenn. (AP) -
had a season-high 42 points, plus nine rebounds and nine assists to lead Tennessee-Martin past Tennessee Tech 93-75 in the
first round of the Ohio Valley Conference Tournament on Tuesday night.
The Skyhawks (22-8), who led 43-33 at halftime, shot 63.3 percent in the second half (19 of 30) and picked up 24 points from
Hudson to advance to the tournament semifinals on Friday against Morehead State.
The Skyhawks led by as many as 24 points, 85-61, on a dunk by
with 6:52 to play.
Hudson was 8-for-13 from 3-point range as the Skyhawks hit 10 of 26 (38.5 percent).
Olahide Hay scored 17 points and
added 11 for the top-seeded Skyhawks.