McDade’s late jumper sends Tulsa past SMU, 71-72

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DALLAS (AP)—Brett McDade’s jumper with no time remaining Saturday gave Tulsa a 72-71 victory over SMU on Saturday night.

Glenn Andrews scored 24 points off the bench for the Golden Hurricane (9-6, 1-2 Conference) in a game that featured lead changes on four consecutive possessions in the final 1:02.

Jon Killen led SMU (6-10, 0-3) with 19 points on 8-of-12 shooting, and Papa Dia came off the bench to score 18 on 7-of-11 shooting with seven rebounds.

The Mustangs went ahead 71-70 on two free throws by Derrick Roberts with seven seconds left before McDade beat them on the other end.

The back-and-forth exchange in the final minute started with a 3-pointer by Killen that put SMU ahead 69-68 with 1:02 remaining. Tulsa nearly ran out the shot clock on the next possession before Jerome Jordan rebounded a missed shot and scored for a 70-69 lead with 28 seconds left.

The Golden Hurricane led by eight at 46-38 when Glenn Andrews hit a 3-pointer with 15:07 remaining, but SMU chipped away, taking its first lead at 55-53 on a Killen jumper with 10:56 remaining.

Both teams shot better than 50 percent from the field, including from 3-point range.

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G. Andrews G. Andrews
7-13,  24 Pts
3 Rebs, 3 Assists
 SMU
J. Killen J. Killen
8-12,  19 Pts
1 Rebs, 6 Assists

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