MEMPHIS, Tenn. – Nic Moore scored 14 of his 16 points in the second half and No. 21 SMU pulled away to beat Memphis 66-57 on Thursday night.
Moore’s 3-pointer with 3:27 left capped a 15-4 run for the Mustangs (23-5, 14-2 American Athletic Conference), breaking open a 48-all game. Ryan Manuel and Yanick Moreira added 11 points each to help the Mustangs win their fifth straight and 21st in 23 games.
Shaq Goodwin led Memphis (17-11, 9-6) with 17 points and seven rebounds. Nick King added 14 points, connecting on 5 of 7 shots – including both from outside the arc.
The loss snapped Memphis’ winning streak at three.
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