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Chattanooga Downs The Citadel 70-66 - Match Report
Chattanooga got 17 points from Malachi Smith en route to a 70-66 victory over The Citadel on Saturday at McKenzie Arena.
Chattanooga did not, however, defeat The Citadel against the spread, which closed at -10.0 at most sportsbooks.
KC Hankton had 13 points for Chattanooga and Darius Banks chipped in with 12 points. Darius Banks had 3 assists for them, while KC Hankton was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 11 boards.
The Citadel got 22 points from Kaiden Rice in a losing cause and another 13 points from Hayden Brown. Hayden Brown contributed 5 assists for them, while Hayden Brown had 15 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Chattanooga were victorious, as the score was $HalfScore at the break.
Chattanooga had a 36-34 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.
Chattanooga heads into a battle against East Tennessee State. The Citadel, meanwhile, will have their next action against Wofford.