Middle Tennessee vs Louisiana-Monroe Wrap - Middle Tennessee Wins 66-57
Middle Tennessee got 17 points from Marcos Knight en route to a 66-57 victory over Louisiana-Monroe on Saturday at Fant-Ewing Coliseum.
Middle Tennessee won the battle on the scoreboard, but not at the payout window as they failed to cover the 15-point spread.
Bruce Massey had 12 points for Middle Tennessee and Neiko Hunter chipped in with 9 points. Marcos Knight had 5 assists for them, while JT Sulton was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 10 boards.
Louisiana-Monroe got 24 points from Amos Olatayo in a losing cause and another 10 points from Jayon James. Jayon James contributed 5 assists for them, while Millaun Brown had 5 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Middle Tennessee were victorious, as the score was 34-19 at the break.
Middle Tennessee won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 40-22.