Tennessee-Martin tops Lyon 92-58
MARTIN, Tenn. (AP) - Mike Liabo hit 5 of 10 3-point tries and finished with 25 points as sharpshooting Tennessee-Martin defeated NAIA Lyon 92-58 Tuesday night in a nonconference contest.
The Skyhawks (2-3) shot 53.2% (33 of 62) from the field, 52.9% (9 of 17) from beyond the arc and 85.0% (17 of 20) from the free-throw line in the rout.
Justin Childs had 14 points for UT Martin, while Tobias Dowdell and Bobby Jones each pitched in 13 points. Jones knocked down 3 of 4 3-point attempts.
The Skyhawks forced 24 turnovers and held the Scots (2-5) to 32.1% (17 of 53) shooting for the game, including 1 of 8 on 3-pointers in the second half.
UT Martin outscored Lyon 46-18 in the paint, and turned in 23 fast-break points and 31 points off turnovers aided by 17 steals.
Kendall Leeks led the Scots with 11 points.Copyright 2012 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.