Middle Tennessee vs Charlotte Wrap - Middle Tennessee Wins 71-49
The battle between Middle Tennessee and Charlotte didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Charlotte was handed a 71-49 defeat on Thursday at Dale F. Halton Arena.
Bettors who backed Middle Tennessee were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as a favorite of 4 at sportsbooks.
Middle Tennessee got 17 points from Shawn Jones and another 15 points from Neiko Hunter. Tweety Knight contributed 7 assists, while Shawn Jones cleaned the glass with 8 rebounds.
Charlotte got 11 points from Terrence Williams in a losing cause and another 9 points from Pierria Henry. Pierria Henry contributed 4 assists for them, while Willie Clayton had 6 rebounds.
Middle Tennessee hit the break leading 35-25 before taking care of business in the second half.
The rebound battle favored Charlotte as they grabbed 37 boards, while Middle Tennessee only had 30.