Southern Methodist Downs Texas State 78-75 - Match Report
Southern Methodist got a 25-point performance from Nick Russell as they ran past Texas State 78-75 on Saturday at Strahan Coliseum.
Southern Methodist was a favorite by 2.5 points and came through with an ATS victory for bettors.
Southern Methodist got 24 points from Jalen Jones and another 14 points from Ryan Manuel. Nick Russell contributed 2 assists, while Jalen Jones cleaned the glass with 8 rebounds.
Texas State got a 28-point performance from Joel Wright, who was supported by 14 points from Wesley Davis. Phil Hawkins had 2 assists in a losing cause for Texas State, while Joel Wright grabbed 5 rebounds.
Southern Methodist led at halftime, 39-32.
Southern Methodist had a 36-33 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.