The primary half of the NCAA Match championship match has been set — emphatically.
No. 1 Baylor was merely an excessive amount of for Kelvin Sampson’s 2-seed Houston group, outscoring the Cougars 45-20 on the first half and coasting to a easy 78-59 win in Saturday’s first Closing 4 matchup.
Jared Butler was the Celebrity for a Bears workforce that produced 5 double-digit scorers. He made 17 factors on 6-of-9 taking pictures (4 of 5 in 3-point vary), 4 rebounds, two assists and a couple of steals. Davion Mitchell was additionally glorious, making a double-double with 12 factors and 11 assists. MaCio Teague (11 factors), Jonathan Tchamwa Tchatchoua (11 variables ) and Matthew Mayer (12 variables ) also scored in double figures, the latter two off the bench.
Houston’s greatest participant was Marcus Sasser, who scored a game-high 20 factors on 7-of-14 taking pictures (5 of 9 on 3-point makes an attempt), along with 4 rebounds and a couple of assists. Quentin Grimes defeated a scoreless first half to arrange 13 factors in most likely his remaining collegiate match. No different participant scored greater than six factors for the Cougars. Certainly, Sasser scored all however one in all Houston’s first-half subject targets, and all three of the factors.