American Athletic Conference Tournament - Southern Methodist vs Tulsa Final: 74-65 - Recap

Southern Methodist got a 27-point performance from Jahmal McMurray as they ran past Tulsa 74-65 on Thursday at FedExForum.

Bettors who backed Southern Methodist were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as a favorite of -2.5 at sportsbooks.

Southern Methodist got 12 points from Ethan Chargois and another 10 points from Jarrey Foster. Jahmal McMurray contributed 5 assists, while Isiaha Mike cleaned the glass with 7 rebounds.

Tulsa got a 19-point performance from Jeriah Horne, who was supported by 15 points from DaQuan Jeffries. DaQuan Jeffries had 6 assists in a losing cause for Tulsa, while Lawson Korita grabbed 12 rebounds.

Southern Methodist led at halftime, 47-34.

The rebound battle favored Tulsa as they grabbed 34 boards, while Southern Methodist only had 33