Tulsa Defeats Mustangs 66-60
Jan. 28, 2012
DALLAS (AP) -- Jordan Clarkson had 22 points, six assists and four blocked shots as Tulsa defeated SMU 66-60 Saturday.
Clarkson hit 9 of 14 fields goals, including 3 of 4 3-point attempts, for the Golden Hurricane (13-9, 6-2 Conference USA), who won their sixth straight game. Scottie Haralson added 17 points, and Eric McClellan had 10.
The Mustangs grabbed their only lead of the game when Jalen Jones converted a three-point play and London Giles followed with a jumper to put SMU ahead 40-37 with 16:28 remaining. Clarkson responded with a layup and McClellan hit a 3-pointer to spark an 8-0 run that put Tulsa back on top for good.
SMU pulled within 58-54 with 1:54 remaining, but Clarkson hit a 3-pointer and then scored on a fast-break dunk to put the game out of reach.
The Mustangs hit the road for their next game Wednesday, Feb. 1 when they take on East Carolina in Greenville, N.C. Tipoff is set for 6:00 p.m. CT. Live audio, live stats and live video will be available at smumustangs.com.
Tulsa 66 at SMU 60