Houston vs SMU

Houston 84, SMU 80

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DALLAS (AP) - Jherrod Stiggers scored the first 6 points in overtime for Houston, including a 3-pointer, and the Cougars went on to record an 84-80 victory over SMU on Saturday.

Houston (14-7, 3-5 Conference USA) forced the overtime after trailing by 17 points at halftime. The Cougars outscored the Mustangs (12-11, 2-6) 53-26 in the second half.

Joseph Young led the way for Houston with 17 points. Stiggers had 16 off the bench, including 4 of 7 from 3-point range. TaShawn Thomas scored 15 points, J.J. Thomson scored 13 and Danuel House scored 10.

Nick Russell scored 22 points and Jalen Jones added 21. Ryan Manuel scored 15 points and handed out a career-high 10 assists.

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Houston Cougars
T. Thomas, F406-83-442415
D. House, F302-66-651510
J. Richardson, F242-54-45138
J. Young, G425-95-636117
J. Thompson, G305-91-242113
J. Stiggers275-82-311216
T. Womack150-11-26221
M. McLean121-30-01012
B. Morris31-10-00002
V. Izundu20-00-00000
Totals 27-5022-2730151984
 54%81.5% 
SMU Mustangs
S. Williams, F444-101-252413
C. Cunningham, C343-72-34059
N. Russell, G449-211-235222
J. Jones, G418-135-683421
R. Manuel, G413-59-12210115
L. Giles140-20-03210
U. Ofoegbu40-10-00010
J. Dickerson30-00-00020
Totals 27-5918-2527222080
 45.8%72% 
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TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
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UConn10-820-1577
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Tulane6-1215-16214
E. Carolina6-1214-19220
UCF5-1312-18256
Houston4-1413-19239
So. Florida3-159-23273
 
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