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NCAA Game Summary - SMU at Houston



(Sunday, January 26th)

Final Score: SMU 75, Houston 68

Houston, TX (SportsNetwork.com) - Nic Moore scored a game-high 28 points as he led the SMU Mustangs to a 75-68 win over the Houston Cougars in American Athletic Conference action at Hofheinz Pavilion.

Markus Kennedy produced a double-double for the visitors with 15 points and 10 rebounds, followed by Nick Russell with 10 points for an SMU (16-4, 5-2 AAC) squad that has won five in a row and six of the last seven.

The Cougars (11-9, 3-4) were led by Danuel House who tallied 22 points in 27 minutes off the bench, shooting 7-of-11 from the field and 4-of-7 behind the 3-point line. TaShawn Thomas responded with 13 points and 11 rebounds as the team fell for the fourth time in five outings.

SMU couldn't buy a basket in the first half, shooting only 7-of-26 from the floor, including 1-of-7 beyond the arc, but thanks to a 10-of-12 effort at the free-throw line the team was able to stay within striking distance, down by just six at the break, 31-25.

The Mustangs turned it around in the second half as they converted a sizzling 61.5 percent from the floor, not to mention all but three of 20 chances at the charity stripe, en route to the seven-point road win.

In a game that featured 10 ties and 12 lead changes, SMU outscored the hosts by a 27-16 margin at the free-throw line.

01/26 17:56:34 ET

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Scoreboard
Local
Final
CHR 4
DUR 8
 
11:05am Today
CHR
DUR
 
7:00pm Tonight
MIA
CHA
Final
PIT 1
CIN 4
Final
CLE 2
KAN 8
Final
WAS 2
ANA 7
Final
TOR 9
BAL 3
Final
DET 8
CWS 6
Final
ATL 0
MIA 1
Final
TAM 7
MIN 3
Final
BOS 3
NYY 9
Final
NYM 0
STL 3
Final
CHC 9
ARI 2
Final
MIL 1
SDP 2
Final
COL 2
SFG 1
Final
OAK 4
TEX 5
Final
SEA 2
HOU 5
Final
LOS 2
PHI 3
12:10pm Today
ATL
MIA
 
2:20pm Today
CHC
ARI
 
3:10pm Today
COL
SFG
 
3:35pm Today
OAK
TEX
 
3:40pm Today
SEA
HOU
 
7:05pm Tonight
PIT
CIN
 
7:05pm Tonight
CLE
KAN
 
7:05pm Tonight
WAS
ANA
 
7:07pm Tonight
TOR
BAL
 
7:08pm Tonight
DET
CWS
 
7:10pm Tonight
TAM
MIN
 
7:10pm Tonight
BOS
NYY
 
7:10pm Tonight
NYM
STL
 
8:10pm Tonight
MIL
SDP
 
10:10pm Tonight
LOS
PHI
 
Final
IND 101
ATL 85
Final
TOR 100
BRK 95
Final
CHI 99
WAS 101
7:00pm Tonight
MIA
CHA
8:00pm Tonight
SAN
DAL
9:30pm Tonight
HOU
POR
Final
MON 4
TAM 3
Final
DET 0
BOS 3
Final
PHI 1
NYR 4
Final
LOS 3
SJS 4
7:00pm Tonight
CLB
PIT
8:00pm Tonight
DAL
ANA
9:30pm Tonight
CHI
STL
Final
CHR 4
DUR 8
 
11:05am Today
CHR
DUR