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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Jr. Clay scored a career-high 40 points for Tennessee State in a 100-85 victory over SIU Edwardsville on Saturday night.

Clay added eight rebounds for the Tigers (17-12, 9-7 Ohio Valley Conference). Marcus Fitzgerald Jr. scored 18 points while shooting 5 for 8 (2 for 3 from 3-point range) and 6 of 8 from the free throw line, and added six rebounds. Dedric Boyd recorded 13 points and was 5 of 9 shooting (3 for 7 from distance).

Shamar Wright finished with 20 points, eight rebounds and three steals for the Cougars (17-12, 8-8). Ray'Sean Taylor added 17 points for SIU Edwardsville. In addition, Damarco Minor had 15 points and six rebounds.

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