Tennessee-Martin Falls 86-72 to Murray State - Recap
Murray State got 20 points from T.J. Sapp en route to an 86-72 victory over Tennessee-Martin on Thursday at Skyhawk Arena.
Murray State won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 7.5-point spread as favorites.
Murray State got 17 points from Cameron Payne and another 14 points from Jarvis Williams. Cameron Payne contributed 8 assists, while Jarvis Williams cleaned the glass with 9 rebounds.
Tennessee-Martin got a 16-point performance from Myles Taylor, who was supported by 15 points from Dee Oldham. Myles Taylor had 4 assists in a losing cause for Tennessee-Martin, while Myles Taylor grabbed 7 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Murray State were victorious, as the score was 42-41 at the break.
Murray State won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 34-32.