Mustangs Dominant at Boise State, Win 80-62
BOISE, Idaho (AP) -- Bryan Hopkins scored 28 points and Devon Pearson added 21 points and a career-high 13 rebounds as Southern Methodist ended a four-game road losing streak by beating Boise State 80-62 Friday night.
Hopkins scored 14 points in the first half and the Mustangs (13-11, 8-7 Western Athletic Conference) forced 12 turnovers to take a 40-33 lead at halftime. SMU was never threatened in the second half, shooting 62 percent from the field in the final 20 minutes.
Patrick Simpson scored 13 points and added eight rebounds for the Mustangs while Jermaine Blackburn led Boise State (12-16, 5-11) with 16 points. Coby Karl scored 13 points for the Broncos, Jason Ellis had 11 and Franco Harris added 10.
The Mustangs play at UTEP on Sunday at 5 p.m. The game is available on KAAM 770 AM.