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SMU, Cincinnati Start Midweek Off Victorious

Tuesday, Feb. 11 - Wednesday, Feb. 12

SMU 53, ECU 45
Kayla White scored 20 points as the Mustangs beat ECU, 53-45, inside Moody Coliseum on Tuesday night.

The Mustang defense stifled the ECU offense all night, limiting the Pirates to 30.6% from the floor including a crucial 23.5% in the second half. SMU outrebounded ECU 48-32.

ECU (5-18, 2-8) held an early 10-point edge in the first quarter thanks to a 14-point quarter from Taniyah Thompson. SMU closed the quarter strong, whittling the lead down to two at the close.