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SMU Defeated 31-34 By Tulsa In Close Faceoff

DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM/AP) - Tulsa came back after a scoreless first quarter to defeat SMU in a close matchup between the two teams.

The Golden Hurricane fell behind 10 points to the Mustangs in the first quarter after SMU scored a touchdown and made a field goal for 10 points.

The second quarter saw SMU bring their lead to 17 after a touchdown, but Tulsi rallied and scored 31 points across the second and third quarters.

The Mustangs were down, but they refused to go out with a whimper. SMU made two touchdowns in the fourth quarter to bring the score to 31-34.

Tulsa at SMU, Nov 27
Southern Methodist Mustangs QB Tanner Mordecai (Photo by George Walker/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images)

Unfortunately, this rally was not quite enough to end the game. Tulsa managed to recover an onside kick and run the clock out for the win.

SMU ends their season with an 8-4 record, while Tulsa leaves with an even six wins and six losses.

(© Copyright 2021 CBS Broadcasting Inc. All Rights Reserved. The Associated Press contributed to this report.)

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