Tennessee Downs Mississippi State 75-68 - Match Report
Jordan McRae scored 29 points and chipped in with 10 rebounds for Tennessee on Wednesday, leading them to a 75-68 victory over Mississippi State at Humphrey Coliseum.
Tennessee earned a straight-up victory but suffered an ATS defeat in failing to cover the 9.5-point spread.
Tennessee got 14 points from Jarnell Stokes and another 10 points from Jeronne Maymon. Antonio Barton contributed 4 assists, while Jeronne Maymon cleaned the glass with 11 rebounds.
Mississippi State got 19 points from Roquez Johnson in a losing cause and another 18 points from Fred Thomas. Craig Sword contributed 3 assists for them, while Gavin Ware had 7 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Tennessee were victorious, as the score was 35-24 at the break.
The rebound battle favored Tennessee as they grabbed 43 boards, while Mississippi State only had 35.