DALLAS (AP) — Shake Milton scored 10 of his 13 points in the second half and SMU rallied in the final five minutes Friday night to beat Cal State Bakersfield 49-43.
The Mustangs (5-3) went on a 12-0 run starting with Jarrey Foster’s free throw at 5:28 and ending on Semi Ojeleye’s free throw to make it 48-40 with 13 seconds left.
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DALLAS, TX - DECEMBER 2: Southern Methodist Mustangs guard Jarrey Foster (10) makes a shot during the game between SMU and Cal State Bakersfield on December 2, 2016, at Moody Coliseum in Dallas, TX. (Photo by George Walker/DFWsportsonline)
Milton’s 3-pointer with 3:36 left gave SMU the lead for good at 43-40.
Sterling Brown added 10 points, Ojeleye had nine points and eight rebounds, and Ben Moore grabbed 12 boards to go with five points.
Cal State Bakersfield (5-4) trailed 29-24 early in the second half before taking the lead with an 8-0 run. The Roadrunners still led 40-36 on Jaylin Airington’s 3-pointer with 5:49 left but missed their next 10 shots from the field.
Damiyne Durham led the Roadrunners with 14 points.
The Mustangs are back in action on Sunday, Dec. 4 when they host Delaware State at Moody Coliseum. Tip-off is slated for 2:00 p.m. CT and the game will be televised on ESPN3 and Spectrum Sports.