UMKC Falls 68-62 to Tennessee Tech - Recap
Tennessee Tech earned a 68-62 victory over UMKC on Saturday, getting 20 points from Jud Dillard at Eblen Center.
Tennessee Tech did not, however, defeat UMKC against the spread, which closed at 8.5 at most sportsbooks.
Tennessee Tech got 16 points from Dennis Ogbe and another 10 points from Jeremiah Samarrippas. Jeremiah Samarrippas contributed 3 assists, while Dennis Ogbe cleaned the glass with 8 rebounds.
UMKC got a 16-point performance from Nelson Kirksey, who was supported by 14 points from Estan Tyler. Trinity Hall had 3 assists in a losing cause for UMKC, while Fred Chatmon grabbed 10 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Tennessee Tech were victorious, as the score was 28-25 at the break.
UMKC had a 37-32 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.