CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. ( (AP)Jordan Sears scored 20 points as UT Martin beat Southeast Missouri State 80-60 on Thursday night.

Sears was 8 of 10 shooting (2 for 3 from distance) for the Skyhawks (12-8, 4-3 Ohio Valley Conference). Parker Stewart scored 16 points and added five rebounds. K.J. Simon went 7 of 12 from the field to finish with 14 points.

Chris Harris finished with 16 points for the Redhawks (9-11, 4-3). Dylan Branson added 10 points, six rebounds and two steals for Southeast Missouri State. Nate Johnson also put up nine points and two blocks.

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Both teams next play Saturday. UT Martin hosts Eastern Illinois while Southeast Missouri State hosts Tennessee Tech.

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