Dowell scores 21 as Houston beats SMU
DALLAS (AP)—Dion Dowell came off the bench to score 21 points and grab nine rebounds to lead Houston to a 99-71 victory over SMU Wednesday night.
Dowell hit 9 of 12 from the field, including 3 of 6 3-pointers. Robert McKiver scored 20 points and Kelvin Lewis had 16 for the Cougars (12-3, 1-0 Conference USA).
Papa Dia led SMU (6-9, 0-2) with 21 points. Alex Malone added 15. Bamba Fall scored 13 and had 10 rebounds. Ryan Harp scored 12.
Houston led 45-31 at the half.
Houston scored 31 points off 20 SMU turnovers. The Cougars committed only eight turnovers.