Killen scores 33 points, leads SMU to 99-96 win over UTEP in 2OT
DALLAS (AP)—Jon Killen scored 33 points and hit a key 3-pointer, his seventh of the game, late in the second overtime to lead SMU past UTEP 99-96 on Saturday night.
Bamba Falls added 19 points for the Mustangs, including two go-ahead fouls shots with 48 seconds left in the second overtime. UTEP’s Stefon Jackson missed a 3-pointer with four seconds left that would have tied the game.
Marvin Kilgore scored 28 points and Jackson had 27 to lead UTEP (16-11, 7-7 Conference USA).
Killen, who was 7-of-11 from 3-point range, sank his final one with 2:16 left to give SMU (9-18, 3-11) a two-point lead. Killen also has nine assists.
Derrick Roberts added 10 points for the Mustangs.