Nic Moore had 14 points with 10 assists, and keyed a game-turning run to start the second half, and SMU stayed undefeated at home by beating No. 22 Memphis 87-72 Saturday.
The Tigers (16-5, 6-3 American Athletic) lost a conference road game for the first time in two years.
Moore had an assist on Markus Kennedy's tiebreaking layup right after halftime. Moore then added 3-pointers in the 10-2 spurt in just over 2 minutes that put SMU (17-5, 6-3) ahead to stay and in control. Hall of Fame coach Larry Brown's Mustangs pushed the lead to 56-36 with 7:11 left when Sterling Brown made consecutive 3-pointers.
Kennedy had 21 points on 10-of-10 shooting and 15 rebounds for his sixth career double-double. Brown had 15 points.