Southern Methodist vs UAB Wrap - UAB Wins 74-69
Rod Rucker scored 21 points and added 11 rebounds for a double-double, leading UAB over Southern Methodist, 74-69, on Saturday at Bartow Arena.
UAB earned a straight-up victory but suffered an ATS defeat in failing to cover the 5.5-point spread.
UAB got 18 points from Fahro Alihodzic and another 11 points from Jordan Swing. Rod Rucker contributed 4 assists, while Rod Rucker cleaned the glass with 11 rebounds.
Southern Methodist got 15 points from Ryan Manuel in a losing cause and another 14 points from Nick Russell. Cannen Cunningham contributed 5 assists for them, while Cannen Cunningham had 5 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Southern Methodist were victorious, as the score was 33-27 at the break.
UAB won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 35-25.