Arkansas State Downs Tennessee-Martin 77-73 - Match Report
Arkansas State grabbed a 77-73 win over Tennessee-Martin on Friday, behind a 19-point effort from Ed Townsel at Skyhawk Arena.
Arkansas State did not, however, defeat Tennessee-Martin against the spread, which closed at 8 at most sportsbooks.
Brandon Peterson had 13 points for Arkansas State and Trey Finn chipped in with 12 points. Trey Finn had 3 assists for them, while Brandon Peterson was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 7 boards.
Tennessee-Martin got 21 points from Justin Childs in a losing cause and another 18 points from Myles Taylor. Justin Childs contributed 6 assists for them, while Jeremy Washington had 11 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Arkansas State were victorious, as the score was 32-28 at the break.
The rebound battle favored Tennessee-Martin as they grabbed 58 boards, while Arkansas State only had 40.