Win Probability 100%

SMU
MEM
MEM 100%

SMU

45

MEM

66

End of 4th Quarter

Team Stats

  • Total Yards

    • SMU477
    • 664MEM
  • Turnovers

    • SMU1
    • 1MEM
  • Possession

    SMUMEM
    31:2128:39
  • 1st Downs

    • SMU28
    • 32MEM

Game Information

Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium
  • Memphis, TN 38152
  • Line: MEM -10.5
  • Over/Under: 72
Attendance: 35,329
62%
Capacity: 56,862
11/18/2017 Associated Press

Memphis defeats SMU 66-45 to claim AAC West Division title

Darrell Henderson rushed for 147 yards, including two long touchdowns, and Riley Ferguson threw for 320 yards and two scores as No. 18 Memphis claimed the American Athletic Conference West Division championship with a 66-45 victory over SMU on Saturday.

Scoring Summary

1234T
SMU101414745
Memphis1021142166
first QuarterSMUMEM
TD
12:41
Courtland Sutton 35 Yd pass from Ben Hicks (Kevin Robledo Kick)
6 plays, 75 yards, 2:19
70
play
Hicks to Sutton strikes for TD for SMU (0:33)

Ben Hicks connects with Courtland Sutton for a 35-yard touchdown to give the Mustangs a 7-0 lead. (0:33)

FG
8:59
Kevin Robledo 27 Yd Field Goal
6 plays, 26 yards, 1:36
100
TD
4:57
Patrick Taylor Jr. 1 Yd Run (Riley Patterson Kick)
10 plays, 73 yards, 3:57
107
play
Taylor's TD puts Memphis on the board (0:29)

Patrick Taylor Jr. runs for a 1-yard touchdown to cut the SMU lead to 10-7 in the first quarter. (0:29)

FG
1:37
Riley Patterson 34 Yd Field Goal
8 plays, 63 yards, 2:07
1010
second QuarterSMUMEM
TD
12:34
Anthony Miller 34 Yd pass from Riley Ferguson (Riley Patterson Kick)
6 plays, 68 yards, 2:07
1017
play
Ferguson to Miller gives Memphis the lead (0:29)

Riley Ferguson hits Anthony Miller for a 34-yard touchdown pass to give the Tigers the lead 17-10 in the second quarter. (0:29)

TD
10:17
Darrell Henderson 70 Yd Run (Riley Patterson Kick)
1 play, 70 yards, 0:11
1024
play
Henderson to the house for Memphis TD (0:34)

Darrell Henderson's 70-yard touchdown run extends the Tigers lead to 24-10 in the second quarter. (0:34)

TD
3:54
Xavier Jones 12 Yd Run (Kevin Robledo Kick)
7 plays, 93 yards, 3:29
1724
play
Jones TD closes the gap for SMU (0:23)

Xavier Jones scores from 12 yards out to cut the deficit to 24-17 for SMU in the second quarter. (0:23)

TD
1:49
Patrick Taylor Jr. 9 Yd Run (Riley Patterson Kick)
6 plays, 80 yards, 1:58
1731
play
Taylor scores again for Memphis (0:25)

Patrick Taylor Jr. gets his second touchdown run of the game and extends the Tigers' lead to 31-17 in the second quarter. (0:25)

TD
0:03
Trey Quinn 1 Yd pass from Ben Hicks (Kevin Robledo Kick)
10 plays, 77 yards, 1:39
2431
play
Hicks to Quinn makes it a one-score game for SMU (0:36)

Ben Hicks finds Trey Quinn for a 1-yard touchdown pass for SMU to cut the lead to 31-24 in the second quarter. (0:36)

third QuarterSMUMEM
TD
10:19
Riley Ferguson 8 Yd Run (Riley Patterson Kick)
11 plays, 75 yards, 4:41
2438
play
Ferguson runs for Memphis TD (0:24)

Riley Ferguson's 8-yard touchdown run increases the Tigers' lead to 38-24 in the third quarter. (0:24)

TD
7:55
Raymond Epps 17 Yd pass from Ben Hicks (Kevin Robledo Kick)
5 plays, 65 yards, 2:24
3138
play
Epps TD catch closes the gap for SMU (0:28)

Raymond Epps first catch of the season results in a 17-yard touchdown to close the gap for the Mustangs. (0:28)

TD
3:44
Riley Ferguson 12 Yd Run (Riley Patterson Kick)
10 plays, 74 yards, 4:06
3145
play
Ferguson scores again for Memphis (0:25)

Riley Feruguson's second touchdown run pushes the lead to 45-31 for Memphis in the third quarter. (0:25)

TD
0:50
Xavier Jones 1 Yd Run (Kevin Robledo Kick)
7 plays, 85 yards, 2:50
3845
play
Jones gets it done for SMU TD (0:22)

Xavier Jones second touchdown of the game makes it a one-score game for the Mustangs. (0:22)

fourth QuarterSMUMEM
TD
14:36
Anthony Miller 24 Yd pass from Riley Ferguson (Riley Patterson Kick)
3 plays, 33 yards, 1:04
3852
play
Ferguson to Miller strikes again for Memphis (0:25)

Anthony Miller's second touchdown catch of the game widens the lead for the Tigers. (0:25)

TD
13:29
Darrell Henderson 52 Yd Run (Riley Patterson Kick)
1 play, 52 yards, 0:09
3859
play
Henderson off to the races for a TD (0:28)

Darrell Henderson scores a 52-yard touchdown on the first play after an extensive weather delay to give the Tigers a 21-point lead. (0:28)

TD
8:24
Riley Ferguson 2 Yd Run (Riley Patterson Kick)
2 plays, 18 yards, 0:46
3866
play
Memphis breaks school record for single-game rushing TDs (0:27)

Riley Ferguson's 2-yard touchdown run breaks the school record for rushing touchdowns in one game with seven for Memphis. (0:27)

TD
3:38
Trey Quinn 27 Yd pass from Ben Hicks (Kevin Robledo Kick)
10 plays, 75 yards, 4:46
4566
play
Quinn's TD catch keeps SMU in the fight (0:18)

Trey Quinn's second touchdown catch of the game cuts the Memphis lead for SMU. (0:18)

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