ncaab Game Recap
Mississippi Falls 87-86 Against Memphis - Game Recap
Memphis got 25 points and 11 rebounds from Precious Achiuwa en route to a 87-86 victory over Mississippi on Saturday at FedExForum.
Bettors who backed Memphis were disappointed, as they failed to cover the closing number of -5.0.
Memphis got 23 points from D.J. Jeffries and another 15 points from Tyler Harris. Alex Lomax contributed 7 assists, while Precious Achiuwa cleaned the glass with 11 rebounds.
Mississippi got a 24-point performance from Breein Tyree, who was supported by 15 points from Blake Hinson. Austin Crowley had 6 assists in a losing cause for Mississippi, while KJ Buffen grabbed 6 rebounds.
Memphis was winning at the break before taking care of business in the second half.
Mississippi had a 34-33 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.
Memphis looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the North Carolina State. Mississippi will aim to get back on the winning track at Penn State.