Corpus Christi Challenge - Virginia Downs Southern Methodist 76-73 - Match Report
Virginia earned a 76-73 victory over Southern Methodist on Friday, getting 19 points from Anthony Gill at American Bank Center.
Virginia did not, however, defeat Southern Methodist against the spread, which closed at 4.5 at most sportsbooks.
Virginia got 15 points from Joe Harris and another 12 points from Evan Nolte. Malcolm Brogdon contributed 3 assists, while Akil Mitchell cleaned the glass with 9 rebounds.
Southern Methodist got a 17-point performance from Nic Moore, who was supported by 14 points from Markus Kennedy. Markus Kennedy had 5 assists in a losing cause for Southern Methodist, while Yanick Moreira grabbed 5 rebounds.
Southern Methodist won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 33-29.