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Tenn.St. 37, Tenn.-Martin 14

October 20, 1996

MARTIN, Tenn. (AP) _ Lamarr Wallace scored two touchdowns to lead Tennessee State over Tennessee-Martin 37-14 Saturday.

Tennessee State (3-3, 2-1 Ohio Valley Conference) set the tone for the game with its first possession. Ernest Hester capped a 10-play, 72-yard drive with a touchdown run from the 5-yard line.

Tennessee State was able to hold Tennessee-Martin (0-6, 0-4) to just 14 yards rushing on 22 carries. The Tigers also dominated time of possession, keeping the ball for more than 38 minutes.

In the second half, Wallace helped to widen Tennessee State’s intermission lead of 16-7. His first touchdown came on a 4-yard run and his second on a 1-yard run.

Tennessee-Martin gained 240 yards through the air, including a 63-yard touchdown pass to Shane Cowan from Billy Joe Spann. Spann rushed for a touchdown earlier in the game.

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