Recap - Morehead State Defeats Tennessee State 101-100
It sure wasn't going to be a low-scoring affair and Morehead State made sure they came out on the winning end on Thursday, grabbing a 101-100 victory over Tennessee State at Gentry Complex.
Bettors who backed Morehead State were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as an underdog of 6 at sportsbooks.
Morehead State got 23 points from Angelo Warner and another 19 points from Milton Chavis. Devon Atkinson contributed 8 assists, while Chad Posthumus cleaned the glass with 10 rebounds.
Tennessee State got a 29-point performance from Kellen Thornton, who was supported by 23 points from Robert Covington. Patrick Miller had 5 assists in a losing cause for Tennessee State, while Robert Covington grabbed 8 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Morehead State were victorious, as the score was 51-43 at the break.
Morehead State won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 34-31.