SMU 65, East Carolina 42

DALLAS — Derrick Roberts scored 15 points in SMU’s 65-42 win over East Carolina.

Dez Willingham added 14 points, including four 3-pointers, for the Mustangs (14-12, 3-9 Conference USA). Ike Ofoegbu, Jon Killen and Donatas Rackauskas each had 11 points, and Ofoegbu grabbed a team-high 15 rebounds for his eighth double-double of the season.

The Mustangs led 37-20 at the break and built a 28-point lead with 13:17 remaining in the game. They never trailed.

Darrell Jenkins led East Carolina (5-20, 0-12) with 13 points. Justin Ramsey added eight points, while Gabe Blair led the team with 11 rebounds.

The Pirates struggled from the floor, hitting only 27 percent of their shots. SMU fared much better, shooting 52 percent.

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