Memphis Defeats Tennessee-Martin 21-6 - Recap
Brandon Hayes ran for 105 yards as Memphis handled Tennessee-Martin by a score of 21-6 on Saturday at Liberty Bowl.
Bettors who backed the Tigers were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as a favorite of 13.5 at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 47.5.
Paxton Lynch completed 15 of 22 pass attempts for 189 yards for the Tigers in the win. He was picked off 1 time by the SkyHawks defense.
Abou Toure rushed for 113 yards for Tennessee-Martin, while DJ McNeil added 52 yards. Jarod Neal threw for 105 yards for the SkyHawks, while receivers Jeremy Butler and Chris Thompson had 95 and 16 yards respectively.
Memphis outgained Tennessee-Martin 342-286 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 17-15 by the Tigers.
Tennessee-Martin led the time of possession tally, as the game finished as a 31:46/28:14 split in that important category.