Memphis Downs Rutgers 64-59 - Match Report
Memphis grabbed a 64-59 win over Rutgers on Thursday, behind a 15-point effort from Michael Dixon Jr. at Louis Brown Athletic Center.
Memphis did not, however, defeat Rutgers against the spread, which closed at 8.5 at most sportsbooks.
Memphis got 11 points from Joe Jackson and another 10 points from Shaq Goodwin. Chris Crawford contributed 5 assists, while Nick King cleaned the glass with 6 rebounds.
Rutgers got 22 points from Kadeem Jack in a losing cause and another 10 points from Myles Mack. Myles Mack contributed 7 assists for them, while Kadeem Jack had 10 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Memphis were victorious, as the score was 28-21 at the break.
The rebound battle favored Memphis as they grabbed 36 boards, while Rutgers only had 34.