Recap - South Alabama Defeats Houston Baptist 79-59

Recap - South Alabama Defeats Houston Baptist 79-59

The battle between South Alabama and Houston Baptist didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Houston Baptist was handed a 79-59 defeat on Sunday at Mitchell Center.

South Alabama won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 13.5-point spread as favorites.

South Alabama got 17 points from Augustine Rubit and another 13 points from Ken Williams. Barrington Stevens III contributed 4 assists, while Augustine Rubit cleaned the glass with 13 rebounds.

Houston Baptist got 14 points from Rob Lewis in a losing cause and another 10 points from Cody Joyce. Ricmonds Vilde contributed 1 assists for them, while Caleb Crayton had 8 rebounds.

First-half bettors who backed South Alabama were victorious, as the score was 46-31 at the break.

The rebound battle favored South Alabama as they grabbed 41 boards, while Houston Baptist only had 36.