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JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (AP) Quimari Peterson's 15 points helped East Tennessee State defeat King of Tennessee 73-56 in a season opener on Monday night.

Peterson also had six rebounds and three steals for the Buccaneers. Ebby Asamoah added 14 points while going 5 of 13 (4 for 8 from 3-point range), and he also had five rebounds and three blocks. Jaden Seymour shot 3 for 11 (0 for 5 from 3-point range) and 5 of 6 from the free throw line to finish with 11 points, while adding 14 rebounds.

Jordan Akal finished with 12 points and six rebounds for the Tornados.

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