SMU vs Houston

Houston 78, SMU 67

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HOUSTON (AP) - Danuel House scored a season-high 28 points and Joseph Young added 20, helping Houston continue its impressive start with a 78-67 win Wednesday night over SMU in the Cougars' Conference USA opener.

House, a freshman, was 7 of 11 from the field for the Cougars (12-2), who have won seven of their last eight home games against SMU. Young, the team's leading scorer at 17.4 points per game coming in, was 8 of 16.

Jalen Jones had 22 points and 13 rebounds for the Mustangs (10-7, 0-2), and Nick Russell scored 14.

The Mustangs led 36-32 at halftime and 47-38 after Jones' tip-in with 15:14 to play. But Houston responded with a 10-0 run to take the lead, then went ahead for good on TaShawn Thomas' jumper with 5:48 left.

Leon Gibson had eight points and 14 rebounds for Houston, and Thomas pulled down 12 boards and scored six points.

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S. Williams, F260-20-02350
C. Cunningham, C243-80-05157
J. Jones, G3610-212-3131322
R. Manuel, G354-111-35449
N. Russell, G326-120-041214
B. Bernardi303-90-00018
U. Ofoegbu121-12-24044
J. Dickerson31-11-20003
L. Giles10-00-00000
G. Wilson10-00-00010
Totals 28-656-1036102567
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Houston Cougars
D. House, F397-1113-1772228
T. Thomas, F353-110-212406
J. Young, G348-163-321220
J. Thompson, G211-43-40245
B. Morris, G90-00-00000
L. Gibson252-54-614028
J. Stiggers192-60-02206
T. Womack101-10-01142
J. Jones51-20-00213
J. Richardson30-00-00000
Totals 25-5623-3239141578
 44.6%71.9% 
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