Louisville Defeats Missouri State 90-60 - Recap
The battle between Louisville and Missouri State didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Missouri State was handed a 90-60 defeat on Tuesday at KFC Yum! Center.
Bettors who backed Louisville were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as a favorite of 21.5 at sportsbooks.
Louisville got 17 points from Montrezl Harrell and another 11 points from Russ Smith. Russ Smith contributed 8 assists, while Mangok Mathiang cleaned the glass with 9 rebounds.
Missouri State got 14 points from Jarmar Gulley in a losing cause and another 8 points from Marcus Marshall. Ron Mvouika contributed 2 assists for them, while Austin Ruder had 6 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Louisville were victorious, as the score was 47-24 at the break.
The rebound battle favored Louisville as they grabbed 51 boards, while Missouri State only had 30.