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Cincinnati Downs Memphis 92-86 - Match Report
Cincinnati got 25 points and 19 rebounds from Tre Scott en route to a 92-86 victory over Memphis on Thursday at Fifth Third Arena.
Cincinnati won the battle on the scoreboard, but not at the payout window as they failed to cover the -6.5-point spread.
Jarron Cumberland had 15 points for Cincinnati and Mika Adams-Woods chipped in with 14 points. Jarron Cumberland had 9 assists for them, while Tre Scott was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 19 boards.
Memphis got a 22-point performance from Precious Achiuwa, who was supported by 19 points from Boogie Ellis. Alex Lomax had 4 assists in a losing cause for Memphis, while Precious Achiuwa grabbed 17 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Memphis were victorious, as the score was 29-28 at the break.
The rebound battle favored Cincinnati as they grabbed 42 boards, while Memphis only had 34
Next game, Cincinnati takes its act on the road to face East Carolina looking for another win. For Memphis, they head on the road to face Connecticut.