Late FG gives SMU win over Houston

Late FG gives SMU win over Houston

The Southern Methodist Mustangs hung on Saturday for a 29-24 victory over the hometown Houston Cougars.

Houston were highly regarded 11.5-point favorites but could not come close to covering in the upset loss. The game's 53 points went just OVER the posted total (52).

Houston tied the game with just over a minute to go in the fourth quarter at 24-24, but a late field goal proved to be enough as SMU moved to 4-6 on the year, while Houston fell to 5-5 this season.