Murray State Downs Old Dominion 79-72 - Match Report

Isaiah Canaan went off for 30 points and added 1 rebounds leading Murray State to a 79-72 win over Old Dominion on Saturday at CFSB Center.

Murray State earned a straight-up victory but suffered an ATS defeat in failing to cover the 13.5-point spread.

Murray State got 15 points from Ed Daniel and another 13 points from Brandon Garrett. Dexter Fields contributed 5 assists, while Ed Daniel cleaned the glass with 15 rebounds.

Old Dominion got a 16-point performance from Donte Hill, who was supported by 13 points from DeShawn Painter. Aaron Bacote had 4 assists in a losing cause for Old Dominion, while DeShawn Painter grabbed 11 rebounds.

Murray State led at halftime, 40-35.

The rebound battle favored Old Dominion as they grabbed 41 boards, while Murray State only had 30.