Missouri Defeats Tennessee State 68-38 - Recap

Missouri Defeats Tennessee State 68-38 - Recap

The battle between Missouri and Tennessee State didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Tennessee State was handed a 68-38 defeat on Saturday at Mizzou Arena.

Missouri won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 14.5-point spread as favorites.

Missouri got 18 points from Laurence Bowers and another 15 points from Alex Oriakhi. Negus Webster-Chan contributed 4 assists, while Laurence Bowers cleaned the glass with 10 rebounds.

Tennessee State got 12 points from Robert Covington in a losing cause and another 11 points from Jordan Cyphers. Patrick Miller contributed 5 assists for them, while M.J. Rhett had 6 rebounds.

First-half bettors who backed Missouri were victorious, as the score was 23-20 at the break.

Missouri had a 52-27 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.