Western Kentucky vs Murray State Recap - Murray State Wins 75-70
|Western Kentucky vs Murray State Recap - Murray State Wins 75-70|
Murray State earned a 75-70 victory over Western Kentucky on Sunday, getting 21 points from Isaiah Canaan at CFSB Center.
Murray State earned a straight-up victory but suffered an ATS defeat in failing to cover the 9-point spread.
Ed Daniel had 16 points for Murray State and Dexter Fields chipped in with 14 points. Isaiah Canaan had 5 assists for them, while Brandon Garrett was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 10 boards.
Western Kentucky got 23 points from Brandon Harris in a losing cause and another 14 points from Teeng Akol. Jamal Crook contributed 4 assists for them, while O'Karo Akamune had 8 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Murray State were victorious, as the score was 33-28 at the break.
Western Kentucky won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 41-35.