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Warsaw grad leads SMU to upset of No. 17 UConn

DALLAS – Warsaw graduate Nic Moore had 20 points and six assists to lead SMU to a 74-65 victory over No. 17 Connecticut on Saturday in the Mustangs’ first game of the season played on campus in refurbished Moody Coliseum.

Nick Russell added 14 points for SMU (11-3, 1-1) in its first conference win as a member of the American Athletic Conference.

Ryan Boatright had 15 points for the Huskies (11-3, 0-2), who lost their second straight, both in conference and both in Texas. Shabazz Napier and Lasan Kroham had 12 points and DeAndre Daniels added 11 for UConn, which lost to Houston on Tuesday.

SMU went ahead 47-41 on a bank shot by Ben Moore with 11:36 left. The Mustangs went on a 6-1 run to go up 63-51 with 4:04 left.

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