SMU hangs on for 70-61 win over Midwestern State
Northwestern State, an NCAA Division II school, led early in the first half before losing the advantage at the break and then tied it at 52 midway through the second half on Derrell Gibbs' layup with 8:24 to go.
SMU responded with a quick 5-0 burst fueled by Moore to retake the lead, and held on down the stretch. The Mustangs sealed the win by hitting 6 of 8 from the free throw line in the final 28 seconds.
Gibbs and Bretson McNeal led Midwestern State with 11 points apiece.