Recap - Memphis Defeats SE Missouri State 77-65
|Recap - Memphis Defeats SE Missouri State 77-65|
Memphis earned a 77-65 victory over SE Missouri State on Saturday, getting 20 points from Shaq Goodwin at FedExForum.
Memphis did not, however, defeat SE Missouri State against the spread, which closed at 18 at most sportsbooks.
Joe Jackson had 16 points for Memphis and Geron Johnson chipped in with 10 points. Joe Jackson had 5 assists for them, while Shaq Goodwin was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 8 boards.
SE Missouri State got 23 points from Tyler Stone in a losing cause and another 19 points from Jarekious Bradley. Jarekious Bradley contributed 4 assists for them, while Tyler Stone had 11 rebounds.
Memphis led at halftime, 38-30.
The rebound battle favored SE Missouri State as they grabbed 39 boards, while Memphis only had 31.