Scores

Final

SMU 57

(9-6, 1-0 C-USA)

Tulsa 55

(7-9, 0-2 C-USA)

    8:00 PM ET, January 7, 2012

    Reynolds Center, Tulsa, Oklahoma

    1 2 T
    SMU 32 2557
    TULSA 34 2155

    Top Performers

    SMU: R. Nyakundi 14 Pts, 6 Reb, 3 Stl

    Tulsa: J. Clarkson 14 Pts, 6 Reb, 2 Ast, 1 Stl, 1 Blk

    SMU 57, Tulsa 55

    Associated Press

    TULSA, Okla. -- Jeremiah Samarrippas hit two baskets in the final minute, the last with a second left, to rally Southern Methodist past Tulsa 57-55 on Saturday night.

    SMU (9-6, 1-0 Conference USA) trailed 50-41 with 6:22 left and began its comeback.

    Two 3-pointers by Robert Nyakundi, the second with 3:08 left, brought SMU within 52-51.

    Tulsa (7-9, 0-2) had a 55-51 lead with 1:26 showing, and London Giles hit two free throws for SMU.

    Nyakundi led SMU scorers with 14 points and Giles added 11.

    Jordan Clarkson topped Tulsa with 14 points and Scottie Haralson had 11.

    SMU had a 19-4 scoring advantage off turnovers.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    SMU
    TULSA
    Points 57 55
    FG Made-Attempted 23-53 (.434) 20-45 (.444)
    3P Made-Attempted 5-15 (.333) 5-19 (.263)
    FT Made-Attempted 6-10 (.600) 10-12 (.833)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 11 (0/0) 11 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 3 9

    2011-12 Season

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