Recap - Middle Tennessee Defeats Tennessee State 74-66
|Recap - Middle Tennessee Defeats Tennessee State 74-66|
Middle Tennessee got 19 points from Neiko Hunter en route to a 74-66 victory over Tennessee State on Tuesday at Gentry Complex.
Middle Tennessee earned a straight-up victory but suffered an ATS defeat in failing to cover the 9-point spread.
Kerry Hammonds II had 16 points for Middle Tennessee and Shawn Jones chipped in with 14 points. Tweety Knight had 3 assists for them, while Shawn Jones was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 11 boards.
Tennessee State got 22 points from Patrick Miller in a losing cause and another 10 points from Kennedy Eubanks. Patrick Miller contributed 2 assists for them, while M.J. Rhett had 12 rebounds.
Middle Tennessee led at halftime, 39-28.
Tennessee State won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 42-37.