Scores

Final

SMU 57

(9-6, 1-0 C-USA)

Tulsa 55

(7-9, 0-2 C-USA)

8:00 PM ET, January 7, 2012

Donald Reynolds Center, Tulsa, Oklahoma

1 2 T
SMU 32 2557
TLSA 34 2155

Top Performers

Southern Methodist: R. Nyakundi 14 Pts, 6 Reb, 3 Stl

Tulsa: J. Clarkson 14 Pts, 6 Reb, 2 Ast, 1 Stl, 1 Blk

SMU 57, Tulsa 55

Associated Press

TULSA, Okla. -- Jeremiah Samarrippas hit two baskets in the final minute, the last with a second left, to rally Southern Methodist past Tulsa 57-55 on Saturday night.

SMU (9-6, 1-0 Conference USA) trailed 50-41 with 6:22 left and began its comeback.

Two 3-pointers by Robert Nyakundi, the second with 3:08 left, brought SMU within 52-51.

Tulsa (7-9, 0-2) had a 55-51 lead with 1:26 showing, and London Giles hit two free throws for SMU.

Nyakundi led SMU scorers with 14 points and Giles added 11.

Jordan Clarkson topped Tulsa with 14 points and Scottie Haralson had 11.

SMU had a 19-4 scoring advantage off turnovers.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
SMU
TLSA
Points 57 55
FG Made-Attempted 23-53 (.434) 20-45 (.444)
3P Made-Attempted 5-15 (.333) 5-19 (.263)
FT Made-Attempted 6-10 (.600) 10-12 (.833)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 11 (0/0) 11 (0/0)
Largest Lead 3 9

2011-12 Season

DATEGAMELINKS
» Jan 7, 2012 SMU 57, @TLSA 55Recap
Jan 28, 2012 TLSA 66, @SMU 60Recap