|East Tennessee State Defeats Western Carolina 81-74 - Recap|
Tray Boyd III scored 24 points leading East Tennessee State to a 81-74 victory over Western Carolina at Freedom Hall Civic Center on Saturday.
Bettors who backed East Tennessee State were disappointed, as they failed to cover the closing number of -18.5.
Bo Hodges had 20 points for East Tennessee State and Isaiah Tisdale chipped in with 13 points. Bo Hodges had 4 assists for them, while Bo Hodges was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 7 boards.
Western Carolina got 23 points from Kameron Gibson in a losing cause and another 15 points from Marcus Thomas. Marcus Thomas contributed 4 assists for them, while Marc Gosselin had 11 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed East Tennessee State were victorious, as the score was $HalfScore at the break.
Western Carolina won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 31-23.