Postseason NIT - Southern Methodist Downs LSU 80-67 - Match Report
Southern Methodist got 16 points from Nic Moore en route to an 80-67 victory over LSU on Monday at Moody Coliseum.
Southern Methodist won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 7-point spread as favorites.
Southern Methodist got 16 points from Nick Russell and another 13 points from Markus Kennedy. Ryan Manuel contributed 6 assists, while Nick Russell cleaned the glass with 7 rebounds.
LSU got 16 points from Johnny O'Bryant III in a losing cause and another 15 points from Andre Stringer. Anthony Hickey contributed 4 assists for them, while Shavon Coleman had 7 rebounds.
Southern Methodist hit the break trailing 40-35 before taking care of business in the second half.
Southern Methodist had a 33-31 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.