ncaab Game Recap
Recap - Middle Tennessee Defeats Southern Mississippi 65-62
Antonio Green scored 16 points leading Middle Tennessee to a 65-62 victory over Southern Mississippi at Murphy Athletic Center on Saturday.
Middle Tennessee won the battle on the scoreboard, but not at the payout window as they failed to cover the -4.5-point spread.
Middle Tennessee got 12 points from C.J. Jones and another 9 points from Donovan Sims. Antonio Green contributed 3 assists, while Jayce Johnson cleaned the glass with 8 rebounds.
Southern Mississippi got a 24-point performance from Gabe Watson, who was supported by 10 points from Leonard Harper-Baker. LaDavius Draine had 5 assists in a losing cause for Southern Mississippi, while Leonard Harper-Baker grabbed 12 rebounds.
Middle Tennessee was losing at the break before taking care of business in the second half.
The rebound battle favored Southern Mississippi as they grabbed 41 boards, while Middle Tennessee only had 39