Southern Methodist vs Central Florida Final: 70-55 - Recap

Southern Methodist vs Central Florida Final: 70-55 - Recap

Southern Methodist got 18 points from Markus Kennedy en route to a 70-55 victory over Central Florida on Saturday at Moody Coliseum.

Southern Methodist won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 14.5-point spread as favorites.

Southern Methodist got 15 points from Nick Russell and another 13 points from Nic Moore. Nic Moore contributed 6 assists, while Markus Kennedy cleaned the glass with 8 rebounds.

Central Florida got 18 points from Isaiah Sykes in a losing cause and another 11 points from Kasey Wilson. Calvin Newell contributed 3 assists for them, while Tristan Spurlock had 7 rebounds.

First-half bettors who backed Southern Methodist were victorious, as the score was 34-23 at the break.

Central Florida won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 36-35.