Scores

Final

Houston 54

(9-9, 1-4 C-USA)

SMU 70

(10-8, 2-2 C-USA)

8:00 PM ET, January 18, 2012

Moody Coliseum, Dallas, Texas

1 2 T
HOU 27 2754
SMU 37 3370

Top Performers

Houston: A. Harris 8 Pts, 6 Reb, 2 Ast

Southern Methodist: L. Giles 16 Pts, 2 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Stl

SMU 70, Houston 54

Associated Press

DALLAS -- London Giles scored 16 points and made five 3-pointers to lead SMU to a 70-54 win against Houston on Wednesday night.

Robert Nyakundi added 15 points and Shawn Williams and Jalen Jones 11 each for the Mustangs (10-8, 2-2 Conference USA).

Joseph Young and Kirk Van Slyke scored 11 points each for the Cougars (9-9, 1-4).

Young's 3-pointer got Houston within 53-47 with 8:13 remaining, but SMU responded with a 10-0 run. Jalen Jones had four points and Williams hit a 3-pointer during the surge, and the Cougars got no closer than 11 the rest of the way.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
HOU
SMU
Points 54 70
FG Made-Attempted 20-46 (.435) 23-49 (.469)
3P Made-Attempted 9-24 (.375) 11-22 (.500)
FT Made-Attempted 5-9 (.556) 13-21 (.619)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 18 (0/0) 9 (0/0)
Largest Lead 1 16

2011-12 Season

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