Recap - Rutgers Defeats Houston 93-70
|Recap - Rutgers Defeats Houston 93-70|
Rutgers cruised to victory on Saturday, running Houston out of the gym and running up a 93-70 score at Louis Brown Athletic Center.
Rutgers was a 3-point favorite in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters.
J.J. Moore had 27 points for Rutgers and Myles Mack chipped in with 25 points. Myles Mack had 6 assists for them, while Kadeem Jack was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 6 boards.
Houston got 19 points from TaShawn Thomas in a losing cause and another 13 points from Brandon Morris. L.J. Rose contributed 4 assists for them, while TaShawn Thomas had 12 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Rutgers were victorious, as the score was 46-31 at the break.
The rebound battle favored Houston as they grabbed 39 boards, while Rutgers only had 31.