Postseason NIT - Recap - Minnesota Defeats Southern Methodist 65-63

Postseason NIT - Recap - Minnesota Defeats Southern Methodist 65-63

Austin Hollins scored 19 points leading Minnesota to a 65-63 victory over Southern Methodist at Madison Square Garden on Thursday.

Minnesota was an underdog by 3.5 points and came through with an ATS victory for bettors.

Minnesota got 14 points from Andre Hollins and another 13 points from Deandre Mathieu. Deandre Mathieu contributed 7 assists, while Maurice Walker cleaned the glass with 7 rebounds.

Southern Methodist got a 17-point performance from Nic Moore, who was supported by 15 points from Nick Russell. Nic Moore had 7 assists in a losing cause for Southern Methodist, while Markus Kennedy grabbed 8 rebounds.

Minnesota hit the break leading 30-27 before taking care of business in the second half.

Southern Methodist had a 31-25 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.