Southern Methodist vs Houston Final: 68-64 - Recap

Southern Methodist vs Houston Final: 68-64 - Recap

Nic Moore scored 16 points leading Southern Methodist to a 68-64 victory over Houston at Moody Coliseum on Wednesday.

Southern Methodist won on the scoreboard, but lost at the pay window as they failed to cover the 14.5-point spread.

Shawn Williams had 8 points for Southern Methodist and Ben Moore chipped in with 8 points. Nick Russell had 5 assists for them, while Ben Moore was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 6 boards.

Houston got a 16-point performance from Jherrod Stiggers, who was supported by 15 points from Danuel House. L.J. Rose had 5 assists in a losing cause for Houston, while TaShawn Thomas grabbed 8 rebounds.

Southern Methodist led at halftime, 32-30.

Southern Methodist had a 41-29 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.