Reese Scores 24 As TU Beats SMU


Saturday, February 28th 2009, 10:54 pm
By: News On 6


The Associated Press

DALLAS -- Ray Reese scored 24 points to lead Tulsa to a 74-64 comeback win over SMU on Saturday night.

Ben Uzoh added 20 points for the Golden Hurricane (20-9, 10-4 Conference USA), and Justin Hurtt had 15. Jerome Jordan scored seven points and grabbed 13 rebounds.

Paul McCoy scored 16 points to lead SMU (8-19, 2-12). Mouhammad Faye and Bamba Fall scored 12 apiece, and Derek Williams had 10.

SMU led 38-29 at halftime before being outscored 45-26 in the second half.

Tulsa dominated the boards, outrebounding SMU 44-29.

The Golden Hurricane won the game despite shooting 37 percent from the field. SMU shot 44 percent.