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1/7/09 News & Notes


Tennessee Tech (Steve Payne) (8-5) vs. Eastern Illinois

Alex Davis had career highs with 13 points and 10 rebounds to lead Tennessee Tech to a 67-60 victory over Eastern Illinois on Monday night. Daniel Northern added 10 points and 11 rebounds, but the Golden Eagles (8-5, 2-1 Ohio Valley Conference) had to hold off Eastern Illinois (5-9, 2-2) after building a 16-point lead. Tennessee Tech held a 64-48 advantage with 4:33 left in the game, but the Panthers twice cut the advantage to six points in the final minute before the Golden Eagles went 3 of 4 from the line. Tennessee Tech built its lead on a 16-1 run in the second half. DJ Lindsay added 15 points, Will Barnes scored 13 points and Frank Davis had 10 for the Golden Eagles.

Southeast Missouri (Rodney Hamilton) (3-12) vs. Jacksonville State

Jacksonville State defeated Southeast Missouri State 71-66 on Monday night. The Gamecocks (8-4, 2-1 Ohio Valley Conference) jumped out to a 13-2 lead with 15:34 left in the first half and led 41-24 at halftime. The Redhawks (3-12, 0-4) closed the deficit to 69-66 with 9 seconds left to play on two Bijon Jones free throws, but Jacksonville hit clutch free throws to seal the game for the Gamecocks. Calvin Williams led the Redhawks with his second straight double-double with 20 points, 13 rebounds and four blocked shots.


NCCU (Henry Dickerson) (0-17) vs. Colgate

Colgate got a 68-58 win against North Carolina Central on Tuesday night. Jamar Briscoe led the Eagles (0-17) with 15 points and Bryan Ayala added 13. The Eagles, whose last win came on March 15 in last season’s finale, hit just 3 of 17 attempts from beyond the arc in the loss. The Raiders were 2-for-8 from long range. Colgate shot 56.1 percent from the field (23 of 41) in the game compared to a 36.4 percent mark (20 of 55) for N.C. Central. The Raiders, who led by nine points at the break, started the second half on a 12-6 run.

Savannah State (Horace Broadnax) (7-8) vs. Oklahoma State

Oklahoma State glided past Savannah State on Tuesday night by a score of 83-56. Savannah State was led by Forward Chris Linton, who posted 16 points and 6 rebounds in the Tigers’ losing effort. Rashad Hassan came off the bench to add 12 points.

By Darren Heitner

Darren Heitner created Sports Agent Blog as a New Year's Resolution on December 31, 2005. Originally titled, "I Want To Be A Sports Agent," the website was founded with the intention of causing Heitner to learn more about the profession that he wanted to join, meet reputable individuals in the space and force himself to stay on top of the latest news and trends.

Heitner now runs Heitner Legal, P.L.L.C., which is a law firm with many practice areas, including sports law and contract law. Heitner has represented numerous athletes and sports agents as legal counsel. He has also served as an Adjunct Professor at Indiana University Bloomington from 2011-2014, where he created and taught a course titled, Sport Agency Management, which included subjects ranging from NCAA regulations to athlete agent certification and the rules governing the profession. Heitner serves as an Adjunct Professor at the University of Florida Levin College of Law, where he teaches a Sports Law class that includes case law surrounding athlete agents and the NCAA rules.