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Middle Tennessee vs Southern Final: 78-75 - Recap

Neiko Hunter scored 20 points leading Middle Tennessee to a 78-75 victory over Southern at Murphy Center on Sunday.

Middle Tennessee got 19 points from Kerry Hammonds II and another 13 points from Marcus Tarrance. Tweety Knight contributed 5 assists, while Tweety Knight cleaned the glass with 6 rebounds.

Southern got a 20-point performance from Malcolm Miller, who was supported by 14 points from Tre Lynch. Christopher Hyder had 9 assists in a losing cause for Southern, while Calvin Godfrey grabbed 6 rebounds.

Middle Tennessee trailed at halftime, 35-31.

The rebound battle favored Middle Tennessee as they grabbed 38 boards, while Southern only had 25.