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SMU's 2nd-half surge beats Houston 94-83

Feb 28, 2010 - 3:37 AM DALLAS(AP) -- Papa Dia had a career-high 31 points while Robert Nyakundi and Derek Williams added 18 points each as SMU defeated Houston 94-83 on Saturday night.

Mouhammad Faye had 11 points and 10 rebounds for the Mustangs (14-14, 7-7 overall), who beat Houston for the first time in eight games since joining C-USA in 2005-06.

Aubrey Coleman had 30 points and nine rebounds for the Cougars (14-14, 6-8), and Adam Brown added 17 points.

Dia had 12 rebounds for his eighth double-double this season.

SMU, which trailed 39-33 at halftime, was on fire in the second half, shooting 66.7 percent (16 of 24) with nine 3-pointers. Houston helped by getting whistled for 15 fouls - the Mustangs shot 23 free throws after intermission, making 20.








  • NCAA BB
    HOUSTON 83
    SMU 94 FINAL

    Feb 27 10:02 PM
  • 34
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    RUWTbot Added 18 roots (Close Finish)

    Houston 74, Southern Methodist 78  2nd - 3:10Feb 27 9:46 PM
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    Houston 66, Southern Methodist 69  2nd - 6:28Feb 27 9:38 PM


  • NCAA BB
    HALFTIME 1ST 2ND TOTAL
    --- --- -----
    HOUSTON 39 39
    SOUTHERN METHODIST 33 33 HALFTIME
    HIGH SCORERS AT HALFTIME
    HOUSTON - AUBREY COLEMAN 13, KELVIN LEWIS 11, KIRK
    VAN SLYKE 6
    SOUTHERN METHODIST - PAPA DIA 16, RODNEY CLINKSCALES 9,
    ROBERT NYAKUNDI 3

    Feb 27 8:48 PM