College Insider Tournament - Pacific vs Murray State Wrap - Murray State Wins 98-75
The battle between Murray State and Pacific didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Pacific was handed a 98-75 defeat on Tuesday at CFSB Center.
Murray State was a 6-point favorite in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters.
Cameron Payne had 21 points for Murray State and Jarvis Williams chipped in with 18 points. Cameron Payne had 4 assists for them, while Jarvis Williams was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 8 boards.
Pacific got an 18-point performance from David Taylor, who was supported by 11 points from Tim Thomas. Khalil Kelley had 3 assists in a losing cause for Pacific, while Sama Taku grabbed 6 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Murray State were victorious, as the score was 49-38 at the break.
Murray State won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 37-30.