Battle 4 Atlantis - Samford Falls 65-54 Against Memphis - Game Recap
Memphis got 16 points from Adonis Thomas as they ran past Samford 65-54 on Saturday at FedExForum.
Memphis did not, however, defeat Samford against the spread, which closed at 26 at most sportsbooks.
Memphis got 14 points from Antonio Barton and another 13 points from Joe Jackson. Joe Jackson contributed 4 assists, while D.J. Stephens cleaned the glass with 7 rebounds.
Samford got 21 points from Tim Williams in a losing cause and another 12 points from Raijon Kelly. Raijon Kelly contributed 5 assists for them, while Tim Williams had 6 rebounds.
Memphis hit the break leading 33-24 before taking care of business in the second half.
Samford had a 25-24 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.