Memphis Defeats Jackson State 75-61 - Recap
Memphis earned a 75-61 victory over Jackson State on Saturday, getting 14 points from Michael Dixon Jr. at FedExForum.
Bettors who backed Memphis were disappointed, as they failed to cover the closing number of 21.5.
Memphis got 13 points from Shaq Goodwin and another 12 points from David Pellom. Shaq Goodwin contributed 3 assists, while Geron Johnson cleaned the glass with 9 rebounds.
Jackson State got 20 points from Julysses Nobles in a losing cause and another 14 points from Brandon West. Jeff Stubbs contributed 3 assists for them, while Brandon West had 12 rebounds.
Memphis hit the break leading 40-28 before taking care of business in the second half.
The rebound battle favored Memphis as they grabbed 45 boards, while Jackson State only had 35.