Battle 4 Atlantis - Texas El Paso vs Tennessee Final: 78-70 - Recap
McKenzie Moore scored 19 points leading Texas El Paso to a 78-70 victory over Tennessee at Imperial Arena at Atlantis Resort on Thursday.
Bettors who backed Texas El Paso were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as an underdog of 7 at sportsbooks.
Texas El Paso got 16 points from John Bohannon and another 12 points from Justin Crosgile. Julian Washburn contributed 5 assists, while Julian Washburn cleaned the glass with 4 rebounds.
Tennessee got 22 points from Jordan McRae in a losing cause and another 13 points from Josh Richardson. Josh Richardson contributed 3 assists for them, while Jarnell Stokes had 14 rebounds.
Texas El Paso led at halftime, 36-28.
The rebound battle favored Tennessee as they grabbed 46 boards, while Texas El Paso only had 28.