Recap - Murray State Defeats SIU Edwardsville 82-72

Murray State earned an 82-72 victory over SIU Edwardsville on Thursday, getting 19 points from Jarvis Williams at CFSB Center.

Murray State did not, however, defeat SIU Edwardsville against the spread, which closed at 11.5 at most sportsbooks.

Murray State got 17 points from Cameron Payne and another 15 points from Jeffery Moss. Cameron Payne contributed 5 assists, while Jarvis Williams cleaned the glass with 12 rebounds.

SIU Edwardsville got a 13-point performance from Maurice Wiltz, who was supported by 11 points from Donivine Stewart. Kris Davis had 3 assists in a losing cause for SIU Edwardsville, while Kris Davis grabbed 6 rebounds.

First-half bettors who backed Murray State were victorious, as the score was 46-35 at the break.

The rebound battle favored Murray State as they grabbed 39 boards, while SIU Edwardsville only had 30.