Murray State Downs SIU Edwardsville 70-61 - Match Report
Isaiah Canaan scored 20 points leading Murray State to a 70-61 victory over SIU Edwardsville at CFSB Center on Saturday.
Murray State won on the scoreboard, but lost at the pay window as they failed to cover the 16-point spread.
Murray State got 15 points from Ed Daniel and another 13 points from Stacy Wilson. Isaiah Canaan contributed 9 assists, while Ed Daniel cleaned the glass with 11 rebounds.
SIU Edwardsville got 18 points from Mark Yelovich in a losing cause and another 14 points from Kris Davis. Kris Davis contributed 5 assists for them, while Mark Yelovich had 6 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed SIU Edwardsville were victorious, as the score was 34-23 at the break.
The rebound battle favored SIU Edwardsville as they grabbed 37 boards, while Murray State only had 30.