Middle Tennessee Downs UAB 55-53 - Match Report
Middle Tennessee earned a 55-53 victory over UAB on Thursday, getting 16 points from Shawn Jones at Bartow Arena.
Middle Tennessee earned a straight-up victory but suffered an ATS defeat in failing to cover the 2.5-point spread.
Middle Tennessee got 11 points from Kerry Hammonds II and another 9 points from Tweety Knight. Tweety Knight contributed 4 assists, while Shawn Jones cleaned the glass with 18 rebounds.
UAB got 16 points from Chad Frazier in a losing cause and another 15 points from Rod Rucker. Jordan Swing contributed 3 assists for them, while Rod Rucker had 8 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Middle Tennessee were victorious, as the score was 27-26 at the break.
Middle Tennessee won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 32-29.