Scores

Final

Houston 83

(14-14, 6-8 C-USA)

SMU 94

(14-14, 7-7 C-USA)

    8:00 PM ET, February 27, 2010

    Moody Coliseum, Dallas, Texas

    1 2 T
    HOU 39 4483
    SMU 33 6194

    Top Performers

    Houston: A. Coleman 30 Pts, 9 Reb, 6 Ast, 3 Stl

    SMU: P. Dia 31 Pts, 12 Reb, 2 Ast, 1 Stl, 2 Blk

    Dia's career-best 31 points lead SMU to victory over Houston

    Associated Press

    DALLAS -- 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.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    HOU
    SMU
    Points 83 94
    FG Made-Attempted 28-67 (.418) 29-56 (.518)
    3P Made-Attempted 15-33 (.455) 13-22 (.591)
    FT Made-Attempted 12-12 (1.000) 23-29 (.793)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 23 (0/0) 13 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 6 11

    2009-10 Season

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