ncaab Game Recap
Southern Illinois-Edwardsville Falls 59-58 to Murray State - Recap
Murray State grabbed a 59-58 win over Southern Illinois-Edwardsville on Saturday, behind a 21-point effort from Jaiveon Eaves at Sam M. Vadalabene Center.
Murray State did not, however, defeat Southern Illinois-Edwardsville against the spread, which closed at -11.0 at most sportsbooks.
Murray State got 10 points from Tevin Brown and another 6 points from Devin Gilmore. Tevin Brown contributed 3 assists, while Demond Robinson cleaned the glass with 9 rebounds.
Southern Illinois-Edwardsville got a 14-point performance from Tyresse Williford, who was supported by 10 points from Zeke Moore. Tyresse Williford had 7 assists in a losing cause for Southern Illinois-Edwardsville, while Shamar Wright grabbed 7 rebounds.
Murray State led at halftime, 36-20.
The rebound battle favored Southern Illinois-Edwardsville as they grabbed 32 boards, while Murray State only had 29
Murray State heads into a battle against Eastern Kentucky. Southern Illinois-Edwardsville, meanwhile, will have their next action against Tennessee-Martin.