Middle Tennessee vs UAB Final: 89-84 - Recap
|Middle Tennessee vs UAB Final: 89-84 - Recap|
Shawn Jones scored 22 points leading Middle Tennessee to an 89-84 victory over UAB at Murphy Center on Saturday.
Middle Tennessee earned a straight-up victory but suffered an ATS defeat in failing to cover the 6-point spread.
Middle Tennessee got 17 points from Kerry Hammonds II and another 15 points from Reggie Upshaw Jr.. Tweety Knight contributed 7 assists, while Shawn Jones cleaned the glass with 9 rebounds.
UAB got a 28-point performance from Chad Frazier, who was supported by 15 points from C.J. Washington. Rod Rucker had 2 assists in a losing cause for UAB, while C.J. Washington grabbed 8 rebounds.
Middle Tennessee led at halftime, 36-32.
UAB won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 36-31.