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The Citadel Defeats East Tennessee State 79-71 - Recap

East Tennessee State was victimized for 21 points and 12 rebounds by Hayden Brown as The Citadel defeated them 79-71 in NCAA action on Wednesday.

The Citadel was a +7.5-point underdog in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters.

The Citadel got 17 points from Fletcher Abee and another 14 points from Kaiden Rice. Hayden Brown contributed 6 assists, while Hayden Brown cleaned the glass with 12 rebounds.

East Tennessee State got 21 points from Ledarrius Brewer in a losing cause and another 15 points from David Sloan. David Sloan contributed 3 assists for them, while Damari Monsanto had 8 rebounds.

The Citadel trailed at halftime, 33-32.

The Citadel had a 37-35 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.

The Citadel heads into a battle against Chattanooga. East Tennessee State, meanwhile, will have their next action against Wofford.