MARTIN, Tenn. (AP) - Kassim Nicholson had 17 points and 13 rebounds to lead Tennessee State to a 69-61 win over UT Martin on Saturday.

Marcus Fitzgerald Jr. had 17 points and six rebounds for Tennessee State (10-14, 5-7 Ohio Valley Conference). Shakem Johnson added seven rebounds.

KJ Simon had 21 points and four blocks for the Skyhawks (8-16, 4-8). Chris Nix added 18 points. KK Curry had 10 points.

The Tigers leveled the season series against the Skyhawks. UT Martin defeated Tennessee State 94-78 on Jan. 6.


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