Brooks has 23 points, Houston pulls away late to beat SMU - KXXV-TV News Channel 25 - Central Texas News and Weather for Waco, Temple, Killeen |

Brooks has 23 points, Houston pulls away late to beat SMU

HOUSTON (AP) - Armoni Brooks drained seven treys for 23 points while grabbing 10 rebounds as Houston pulled away late to beat SMU 67-58 in American Conference action on Thursday night.

Houston finished the game on a 17-1 run.

Brooks, who had his first double-double of the season, also had two steals. Rob Gray finished with 15 points while dishing out seven assists, and Corey Davis Jr. added 10 points with six rebounds and four assists for Houston (18-5, 8-3), which has won four of its last five games.

SMU took an early lead, but the Cougars rallied to go ahead 36-33 at the break. SMU opened the second period on a 9-0 blitz as three Mustangs drilled 3-pointers. Brooks answered with a trey and Houston pulled even at 50-50 midway in the final period.

SMU led 57-50 before Davis and Wes VanBeck made two straight 3s to start a 13-1 surge for a 63-58 advantage with 2:18 left. The Mustangs last scored with an Akoy Agau free throw at the 2:41 mark.

Jahmal McMurray led SMU (15-9, 5-6) with 17 points.

Copyright 2018 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

  • SportsMore>>

  • Slippery floor suspends Providence-Seton Hall basketball game

    Slippery floor suspends Providence-Seton Hall basketball game

    Thursday, February 22 2018 1:26 PM EST2018-02-22 18:26:17 GMT
    Thursday, February 22 2018 1:26 PM EST2018-02-22 18:26:17 GMT
    Officials suspended the game with 13:03 left in the second half and Seton Hall leading Providence 56-47. (Source: WPRI/CNN)Officials suspended the game with 13:03 left in the second half and Seton Hall leading Providence 56-47. (Source: WPRI/CNN)

    Officials suspended the game with 13:03 left in the second half with Seton Hall leading Providence 56-47.

    More >>

    Officials suspended the game with 13:03 left in the second half with Seton Hall leading Providence 56-47.

    More >>
  • Gasser outduels Anderson for gold in women's Big Air

    Gasser outduels Anderson for gold in women's Big Air

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 9:34 PM EST2018-02-22 02:34:18 GMT
    Thursday, February 22 2018 1:05 AM EST2018-02-22 06:05:32 GMT

    Anna Gasser edged two-time gold medalist Jamie Anderson in a thrilling final to earn gold in the Olympic debut of women's Big Air snowboarding.

    More >>

    Anna Gasser edged two-time gold medalist Jamie Anderson in a thrilling final to earn gold in the Olympic debut of women's Big Air snowboarding.

    More >>
  • Baylor baseball preps for road test at UCLA

    Baylor baseball preps for road test at UCLA

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 10:07 PM EST2018-02-22 03:07:49 GMT

    Baylor baseball travels to Los Angeles this weekend for a three-game series at No. 11 UCLA. Games are set for 8 p.m. CT Friday, 4 p.m. Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday at Jackie Robinson Stadium.

    More >>

    Baylor baseball travels to Los Angeles this weekend for a three-game series at No. 11 UCLA. Games are set for 8 p.m. CT Friday, 4 p.m. Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday at Jackie Robinson Stadium.

    More >>
Powered by Frankly