Recap - Middle Tennessee Defeats Mississippi 65-62
Middle Tennessee got 14 points from Marcos Knight en route to a 65-62 victory over Mississippi on Saturday at Murphy Center.
Middle Tennessee won the battle on the scoreboard, but not at the payout window as they failed to cover the 4-point spread.
Middle Tennessee got 10 points from Raymond Cintron and another 9 points from Tweety Knight. Tweety Knight contributed 3 assists, while Shawn Jones cleaned the glass with 6 rebounds.
Mississippi got a 17-point performance from Marshall Henderson, who was supported by 11 points from Nick Williams. Jarvis Summers had 4 assists in a losing cause for Mississippi, while Reginald Buckner grabbed 9 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Middle Tennessee were victorious, as the score was 33-29 at the break.
Mississippi won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 35-30.