|Southern Illinois-Edwardsville Cougars vs Tennessee State Tigers Wrap - Southern Illinois-Edwardsville Wins 85-84|
Southern Illinois-Edwardsville got 22 points from Brandon Jackson en route to a 85-84 victory over Tennessee State on Thursday at Gentry Complex.
Bettors who backed Southern Illinois-Edwardsville were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as an underdog of +6.0 at sportsbooks.
Daniel Kinchen had 22 points for Southern Illinois-Edwardsville and Cameron Williams chipped in with 12 points. Tyresse Williford had 3 assists for them, while Anselm Uzuegbunem was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 7 boards.
Tennessee State got a 23-point performance from Donte Fitzpatrick-Dorsey, who was supported by 15 points from Kamar McKnight. Thomas Davis had 3 assists in a losing cause for Tennessee State, while Stokley Chaffee grabbed 10 rebounds.
Southern Illinois-Edwardsville led at halftime, 47-34.
Tennessee State won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 33-25.
Southern Illinois-Edwardsville looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Belmont. Tennessee State will aim to get back on the winning track vs. Eastern Illinois.