Recap - Jacksonville State Defeats Tennessee-Martin 70-65

Recap - Jacksonville State Defeats Tennessee-Martin 70-65

Jacksonville State got 22 points from Darion Rackley en route to a 70-65 victory over Tennessee-Martin on Monday at Pete Mathews Coliseum.

Jacksonville State did not, however, defeat Tennessee-Martin against the spread, which closed at 7.5 at most sportsbooks.

Jacksonville State got 16 points from Brian Williams and another 10 points from Nick Cook. Brian Williams contributed 6 assists, while Nick Cook cleaned the glass with 9 rebounds.

Tennessee-Martin got a 21-point performance from Marshun Newell, who was supported by 14 points from Terence Smith. Terence Smith had 4 assists in a losing cause for Tennessee-Martin, while Terence Smith grabbed 7 rebounds.

Jacksonville State trailed at halftime, 37-29.

The rebound battle favored Jacksonville State as they grabbed 34 boards, while Tennessee-Martin only had 33.