Scores

Final

Houston Baptist 68

(3-14, 2-0 Southland)

SMU 82

(8-10, 1-3 C-USA)

3:00 PM ET, January 23, 2010

Moody Coliseum, Dallas, Texas

1 2 T
HBU 25 4368
SMU 38 4482

Top Performers

Houston Baptist: W. Preadom 14 Pts, 1 Reb, 1 Ast, 3 Stl

Southern Methodist: D. Williams 27 Pts, 2 Reb, 5 Ast

SMU trails just once en route to win vs. Houston Baptist

Associated Press

DALLAS -- Derek Williams scored 27 points and Robert Nyakundi added 20 to lead SMU to an 82-68 victory against Houston Baptist on Saturday.

The Mustangs (8-10) trailed just once, 2-0. They raced to an 18-4 cushion and led by as many as 19 points in the second half.

Wendell Preadom led Houston Baptist (3-14) with 14 points, and Michael Moss added 13.

Williams scored at least 20 points for the seventh time in his career, the sixth this season and third game in a row. He had five assists.

SMU blocked a season-high six shots.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
HBU
SMU
Points 68 82
FG Made-Attempted 25-60 (.417) 27-48 (.563)
3P Made-Attempted 9-21 (.429) 8-20 (.400)
FT Made-Attempted 9-11 (.818) 20-29 (.690)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 25 (0/0) 13 (0/0)
Largest Lead 2 19

2009-10 Season

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