Florida International Downs Western Kentucky 87-82 - Match Report
Tymell Murphy scored 20 points leading Florida International to an 87-82 victory over Western Kentucky at U.S. Century Bank Arena on Saturday.
Bettors who backed Florida International were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as a favorite of 2 at sportsbooks.
Florida International got 20 points from Jerome Frink and another 17 points from Malik Smith. Deric Hill contributed 4 assists, while Tymell Murphy cleaned the glass with 6 rebounds.
Western Kentucky got 22 points from T.J. Price in a losing cause and another 18 points from Jamal Crook. T.J. Price contributed 6 assists for them, while George Fant had 6 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Florida International were victorious, as the score was 42-38 at the break.
Western Kentucky had a 33-22 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.