DALLAS (AP) – Kyvon Davenport scored with 13 seconds remaining and Jamal Johnson added a free throw with four seconds on the clock and a balanced Memphis squad held off SMU 70-67 Wednesday night.
Mike Parks, Jr. led the Tigers (15-11, 6-7 American Athletic Conference) with 17 points and Kareem Brewton, Jr. added 16 with six assists. Davenport finished with 13 points and Raynere Thorton had 12.READ MORE: Dozens Of Families Forced From Their Homes After 3-Alarm Fire At Dallas Apartments
Jahmal McMurray drained a single-game record nine 3-pointers to score a career-high 33 points to do the heavy lifting for SMU (15-11, 5-8). McMurray was 12 of 25 from the floor, scoring 23 points after halftime to erase Memphis’ 29-20 halftime lead. Jimmy Whitt added 16 points. The Mustangs shot 37 percent, making 25 of 67, or 13 of 42 without McMurray.READ MORE: 2 Brothers Who Were Eagle Mountain-Saginaw ISD Students Killed In Head-On Crash In Far Northwest Fort Worth
The balanced Tigers were 26 of 51 (51 percent) and made nine 3-pointers as a team. Memphis outscored SMU 20-18 in the paint.MORE NEWS: Dallas' Parkland Hospital Dedicates Clinic For Those Battling 'Long COVID'
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