The SMU Mustangs fell to Tulsa, 74-58, Wednesday night at the Donald W. Reynolds Center. Freshman Alicia Froling led the way with 21 points and 15 rebounds for SMU (4-16, 0-9 The American).
The Golden Hurricane (10-10, 5-4 The American) had a strong second half, and after only leading by two at the break were able to pull away during a 20-6 run with 11:32 to go.
Tulsa had five players score in double-figures, headed by 19 points from Teanna Reid on 7-of-8 shooting; Mariah Turner also had a strong game contributing 13 points and 9 rebounds
SMU committed 21 turnovers and had trouble moving the ball, totaling only nine assists.
Destynee Hives-McCray was the Mustangs best passer, dishing out a team-high three assists, while adding eight points and eight boards. Kiara Perry also added 10 points for Rhonda Rompola’s team.
The Mustangs return home to face Tulane at Moody Coliseum, Wednesday night at 7:00 p.m.