Scores

Final OT

SMU 58

(8-18, 2-11 C-USA)

UTEP 61

(17-10, 8-5 C-USA)

9:05 PM ET, February 25, 2009

Don Haskins Center, El Paso, Texas

1 2 OT T
SMU 30 25 358
UTEP 20 35 661

Top Performers

Southern Methodist: B. Fall 12 Pts, 8 Reb, 1 Ast, 2 Blk

UTEP: S. Jackson 28 Pts, 4 Reb, 1 Ast, 3 Stl

UTEP 61, SMU 58

Associated Press

EL PASO, Texas -- Stefon Jackson scored 28 points and made seven of his team's last 10 points to lead UTEP to a 61-58 overtime victory over SMU on Wednesday night.

With the game tied 51-51, Jackson scored four points in a row and missed a 3-pointer with one second remaining that would have won the game in regulation.

The Miners (17-10, 8-5 Conference USA) took control midway through the overtime period with a layup by Tavaris Watts and a 3-pointer by Jackson. Watts scored 14 points off the bench and had nine rebounds for UTEP. Arnett Moultrie contributed 10 rebounds.

SMU (8-18, 2-11) scored three points in overtime that included a jumper by Paul McCoy and a free throw by Mike Walker. Derek Williams led the Mustangs with 13 points and Bamba Fall scored 12. The Mustang's Mouhammad Faye led all rebounders by grabbing 15 boards.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
SMU
UTEP
Points 58 61
FG Made-Attempted 21-61 (.344) 21-72 (.292)
3P Made-Attempted 6-25 (.240) 3-19 (.158)
FT Made-Attempted 10-14 (.714) 16-26 (.615)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 20 (0/0) 17 (0/0)
Largest Lead 15 7

2008-09 Season

DATEGAMELINKS
Jan 10, 2009 UTEP 74, @SMU 68Recap
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