Tulane vs Southern Methodist Wrap - Southern Methodist Wins 59-53
Southern Methodist grabbed a 59-53 win over Tulane on Saturday, behind a 13-point effort from Nick Russell at Moody Coliseum.
Southern Methodist was a 1.5-point favorite in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters.
Jalen Jones had 10 points for Southern Methodist and Ryan Manuel chipped in with 10 points. Nick Russell had 7 assists for them, while Shawn Williams was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 7 boards.
Tulane got 24 points from Ricky Tarrant in a losing cause and another 15 points from Josh Davis. Kendall Timmons contributed 2 assists for them, while Josh Davis had 11 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Southern Methodist were victorious, as the score was 29-19 at the break.
The rebound battle favored Tulane as they grabbed 33 boards, while Southern Methodist only had 28.