Houston vs Southern Methodist Final: 78-67 - Recap
|Houston vs Southern Methodist Final: 78-67 - Recap|
Southern Methodist was burned for 28 points by Danuel House on Wednesday as Houston picked up a 78-67 win at Hofheinz Pavilion.
Houston was a favorite by 2.5 points and came through with an ATS victory for bettors.
Houston got 20 points from Joseph Young and another 8 points from Leon Gibson. TaShawn Thomas contributed 4 assists, while Leon Gibson cleaned the glass with 14 rebounds.
Southern Methodist got 22 points from Jalen Jones in a losing cause and another 14 points from Nick Russell. Ryan Manuel contributed 4 assists for them, while Jalen Jones had 13 rebounds.
Houston hit the break trailing 36-32 before taking care of business in the second half.
Houston won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 39-36.