Murray State Falls 69-68 to Tennessee-Martin - Recap
Tennessee-Martin got 20 points from Mike Liabo as they ran past Murray State 69-68 on Thursday at CFSB Center.
Bettors who backed Tennessee-Martin were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as an underdog of 19.5 at sportsbooks.
Tennessee-Martin got 15 points from Myles Taylor and another 9 points from Terence Smith. Myles Taylor contributed 2 assists, while Justin Childs cleaned the glass with 6 rebounds.
Murray State got a 31-point performance from Isaiah Canaan, who was supported by 19 points from Ed Daniel. Stacy Wilson had 2 assists in a losing cause for Murray State, while Ed Daniel grabbed 12 rebounds.
Tennessee-Martin led at halftime, 36-27.
Murray State won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 36-29.