Southern Methodist Defeats South Florida 71-54 - Recap

Southern Methodist grabbed a 71-54 win over South Florida on Wednesday, behind an 18-point effort from Markus Kennedy at Moody Coliseum.

Southern Methodist was the ATS victor, as they covered the 10.5-point spread as a favorite.

Southern Methodist got 16 points from Shawn Williams and another 12 points from Nic Moore. Nic Moore contributed 6 assists, while Markus Kennedy cleaned the glass with 10 rebounds.

South Florida got a 12-point performance from Zach LeDay, who was supported by 10 points from Chris Perry. Martino Brock had 2 assists in a losing cause for South Florida, while Zach LeDay grabbed 6 rebounds.

Southern Methodist hit the break leading 38-23 before taking care of business in the second half.

Southern Methodist had a 37-31 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.