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Houston vs. SMU score: SMU leading Houston, 14-7, after 1st quarter

The Houston Cougars are attempting to stay undefeated in conference play, but find themselves down 14-7 to the SMU Mustangs after one quarter.

SMU opened the scoring on a Garrett Gilbert eight yard touchdown pass to Darius Johnson to put the Mustangs up 7-0.

Houston answered on an 11-play, 75-yard drive that culminated in a one-yard touchdown run by Charlie Sims to tie the game at 7-7 with 8:22 left in the first quarter.

The Mustangs answered right back on the ensuing offensive possession as they went 75 yards in eight plays, ending with a Zach Line touchdown run of 12 yards and giving SMU the 14-7 lead after one quarter.

Houston is 3-3 and 2-0 in conference play while SMU has a 2-4 record overall and is 1-1 in conference play this season. Both Houston and SMU trail 4-0 Tulsa for first place in the Conference USA West standings. Tulsa plays Rice this Saturday.

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