Sasser leads No. 6 Houston past SMU for eighth straight win

Houston guard Marcus Sasser (0) reacts after making a 3-point basket during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against SMU, Sunday, Jan. 31, 2021, in Houston. (AP Photo/Eric Christian Smith)

HOUSTON — Marcus Sasser scored 19 points and No. 6 Houston beat SMU 70-48 on Sunday for its eighth straight win.