Middle Tennessee Defeats South Alabama 65-55 - Recap
Middle Tennessee earned a 65-55 victory over South Alabama on Saturday, getting 14 points from Kerry Hammonds II at Murphy Center.
Bettors who backed Middle Tennessee were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as a favorite of 8 at sportsbooks.
Middle Tennessee got 14 points from Neiko Hunter and another 12 points from Tweety Knight. Tweety Knight contributed 4 assists, while Kerry Hammonds II cleaned the glass with 8 rebounds.
South Alabama got 15 points from Augustine Rubit in a losing cause and another 14 points from Aakim Saintil. Antoine Allen contributed 2 assists for them, while Mychal Ammons had 10 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed South Alabama were victorious, as the score was 34-26 at the break.
The rebound battle favored Middle Tennessee as they grabbed 45 boards, while South Alabama only had 37.