Roberts leads SMU past TCU 71-65

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DALLAS (AP)— Derrick Roberts scored 18 points to help lead SMU over their regional rival TCU 71-65 on Wednesday night.

TCU led by as many as eight points in the first half and went into halftime leading 34-29.

But the Mustangs (3-4) rebounded in the second half, improving from 38 percent to 49 percent field goal shooting and taking a 10-point lead with eight minutes remaining.

Jon Killen added 14 points for SMU and Papa Dia had 12. Dia and Paulius Ritter led the Mustangs with eight rebounds each.

Brent Hackett led TCU (4-3) with 17 points, going 5-of-16 from the behind the arc. Henry Salter added 15 points and Kevin Langford had 14. Langford and John Ortiz led the Horned Frogs with six rebounds each.

TCU shot 39 percent from the field, and made 10-of-11 from the free-throw line.

SMU won the rebounding contest, 44-34.

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