Recap - Southern Methodist Defeats Rhode Island 89-58
|Recap - Southern Methodist Defeats Rhode Island 89-58|
Rhode Island was run off the court by Southern Methodist on Monday as they blasted them 89-58 at Moody Coliseum.
Southern Methodist was the ATS victor, as they covered the 6-point spread as a favorite.
Southern Methodist got 20 points from Nic Moore and another 13 points from Ben Moore. Nic Moore contributed 7 assists, while Ben Moore cleaned the glass with 9 rebounds.
Rhode Island got a 15-point performance from E.C. Matthews, who was supported by 9 points from Gilvydas Biruta. T.J. Buchanan had 4 assists in a losing cause for Rhode Island, while Ifeanyi Onyekaba grabbed 7 rebounds.
Southern Methodist hit the break leading 37-24 before taking care of business in the second half.
The rebound battle favored Southern Methodist as they grabbed 45 boards, while Rhode Island only had 40.