Battle 4 Atlantis - Northern Iowa vs Memphis Recap - Memphis Wins 52-47
Memphis grabbed a 52-47 win over Northern Iowa on Saturday, behind an 18-point effort from Chris Crawford at Atlantis Resort.
Memphis won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 4.5-point spread as favorites.
Memphis got 15 points from Joe Jackson and another 6 points from Tarik Black. Geron Johnson contributed 5 assists, while Chris Crawford cleaned the glass with 12 rebounds.
Northern Iowa got 18 points from Deon Mitchell in a losing cause and another 8 points from Chip Rank. Deon Mitchell contributed 5 assists for them, while Anthony James had 5 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Northern Iowa were victorious, as the score was 26-22 at the break.
Memphis had a 40-30 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.