Manhattan Downs Illinois State 79-70 - Match Report
George Beamon scored 24 points leading Manhattan to a 79-70 victory over Illinois State at Redbird Arena on Wednesday.
Manhattan was a favorite by 3.5 points and came through with an ATS victory for bettors.
Manhattan got 14 points from Rhamel Brown and another 11 points from Michael Alvarado. RaShawn Stores contributed 3 assists, while Rhamel Brown cleaned the glass with 13 rebounds.
Illinois State got a 21-point performance from Daishon Knight, who was supported by 12 points from Reggie Lynch. Paris Lee had 4 assists in a losing cause for Illinois State, while Michael Middlebrooks grabbed 10 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Manhattan were victorious, as the score was 36-30 at the break.
Manhattan won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 46-32.