SMU Edges TCU, 52-49
Dec. 30, 2005
DALLAS (AP) - Bryan Hopkins scored 27 points and SMU went on a 9-2 over the final 5:25 to rally past TCU 52-49 Friday night.
Hopkins was 7-of-10 from 3-point range and made all four of his free throws, including a pair that put SMU (7-4) ahead 51-47 with 22 seconds remaining. Devon Pearson, who had four points during the decisive run, was the Mustangs' next highest scorer with seven.
The Horned Frogs led 47-43 when Pearson started the winning rally with a layup and Donatas Rackauskas followed with another layup at the 4:47 mark. Pearson put SMU ahead for good on a layup with 3:55 left, and Hopkins completed an 8-0 run with his final two free throws.