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Postseason NIT - Recap - Memphis Defeats Boise State 59-56

D.J. Jeffries scored 11 points leading Memphis to a 59-56 victory over Boise State at The Super Pit on Thursday.

Memphis won the battle on the scoreboard, but not at the payout window as they failed to cover the -4.5-point spread.

Memphis got 11 points from Boogie Ellis and another 10 points from Lester Quinones. D.J. Jeffries contributed 3 assists, while Lester Quinones cleaned the glass with 7 rebounds.

Boise State got a 12-point performance from Mladen Armus, who was supported by 11 points from Derrick Alston Jr.. Emmanuel Akot had 5 assists in a losing cause for Boise State, while Mladen Armus grabbed 7 rebounds.

Memphis led at halftime, $HalfScore.

Memphis won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 35-28.