Southern Downs Texas Southern 79-71 - Match Report
Southern got a 27-point performance from Calvin Godfrey, who added 10 rebounds as Southern ran past Texas Southern 79-71 on Monday at Health and PE Arena.
Southern won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 3.5-point spread as underdogs.
Southern got 15 points from Malcolm Miller and another 11 points from YonDarius Johnson. Christopher Hyder contributed 9 assists, while Calvin Godfrey cleaned the glass with 10 rebounds.
Texas Southern got 24 points from Aaric Murray in a losing cause and another 13 points from Jose Rodriguez. Madarious Gibbs contributed 7 assists for them, while Aaric Murray had 8 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Southern were victorious, as the score was 44-39 at the break.
The rebound battle favored Southern as they grabbed 38 boards, while Texas Southern only had 34.