|Southern Tournament - VMI Defeats Western Carolina 96-83 - Recap|
Bubba Parham poured in 41 points for VMI on Friday, as they defeated Western Carolina 96-83 at U.S. Cellular Center.
Bettors who backed VMI were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as an underdog of +0.0 at sportsbooks.
Sarju Patel had 22 points for VMI and Garrett Gilkeson chipped in with 12 points. Garrett Gilkeson had 4 assists for them, while Jake Stephens was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 6 boards.
Western Carolina got a 27-point performance from Carlos Dotson, who was supported by 23 points from Kameron Gibson. Onno Steger had 4 assists in a losing cause for Western Carolina, while Carlos Dotson grabbed 13 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed VMI were victorious, as the score was $HalfScore at the break.
Western Carolina had a 33-28 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.