Southern Methodist Defeats Rice 67-55 - Recap
Shawn Williams scored 17 points leading Southern Methodist to a 67-55 victory over Rice at Moody Coliseum on Wednesday.
Southern Methodist won the battle on the scoreboard, but not at the payout window as they failed to cover the 13-point spread.
Southern Methodist got 13 points from Nick Russell and another 13 points from Cannen Cunningham. Nick Russell contributed 4 assists, while Cannen Cunningham cleaned the glass with 13 rebounds.
Rice got 20 points from Tamir Jackson in a losing cause and another 16 points from Max Guercy. Max Guercy contributed 4 assists for them, while Tamir Jackson had 7 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Southern Methodist were victorious, as the score was 35-20 at the break.
Southern Methodist had a 40-23 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.