No. 20/19 Houston defeated USF to stay in first place in American Athletic Conference men's basketball play on Wednesday (Feb. 12).
SMU 79, UConn 75 - Box Score
DALLAS (AP) -- Feron Hunt scored a career-high 23 points and was 4-for-4 at the free throw line in the last 16 seconds as SMU held off UConn, 79-75, Wednesday night.
Hunt scored double his season average going 8-for-9 from the floor with a pair of 3-pointers and seven rebounds. Kendric Davis added 19 points on 7-for-11 shooting with six assists, Emmanuel Bandoumel scored 13 points with six rebounds and three steals as the Mustangs (17-6, 7-4 American Athletic Conference) shot 55% as a team (28-for-51).