>> Postseason NIT - Southern Methodist Defeats Clemson 65-59 - Recap
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Markus Kennedy scored 21 points leading Southern Methodist to a 65-59 victory over Clemson at Madison Square Garden on Tuesday.
Southern Methodist was the ATS victor, as they covered the 3.5-point spread as a favorite.
Southern Methodist got 13 points from Nic Moore and another 10 points from Nick Russell. Nic Moore contributed 4 assists, while Markus Kennedy cleaned the glass with 9 rebounds.
Clemson got 18 points from Rod Hall in a losing cause and another 11 points from K.J. McDaniels. Rod Hall contributed 5 assists for them, while K.J. McDaniels had 7 rebounds.
Southern Methodist trailed at halftime, 38-26.
The rebound battle favored Southern Methodist as they grabbed 35 boards, while Clemson only had 25.