Men's Basketball

SMU Men's Basketball Postgame Notes - Jan. 6, 2013 - Tulsa 48, SMU 47

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Jan. 6, 2013

Recap

Tulsa 48, SMU 47
Tulsa (9-6, 1-0 C-USA), SMU (10-6, 0-1 C-USA)
Moody Coliseum
Dallas, Texas


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NEXT GAME:
SMU visits Houston - Wednesday, Jan. 6 - 7 p.m. - Moody Coliseum
Audio: KAAM 770 AM

GAME NOTES
- First Conference USA game of the 2012-13 season
- MENTOR VS. MOP: On Jan. 6, Larry Brown (SMU) and Danny Manning (Tulsa) will matchup as head coaches for the first time. Brown was the head coach and Manning was the Most Outstanding Player (MOP) of the Final Four as Kansas won the 1988 NCAA Championship. It will be just the second matchup as head coaches for a tandem that was head coach and MOP for an NCAA title team.
   - Howie Dallmar - 1942 MOP for Stanford (Coach was Everett Dean); Dean (Stanford) vs. Dallmar (Penn) at Penn on Dec. 29 1950 (Penn wins 59-58)
   - Danny Manning - 1988 MOP for Kansas (Coach was Larry Brown); Manning (Tulsa) vs. Brown (SMU) at SMU on Jan. 6, and at Tulsa on March 6

TEAM NOTES
- SMU record all-time against Tulsa: 13-30
- SMU is 10-6 under Head Coach Larry Brown
- Attendance = 3,590 - season high
- Last 20 seconds:
   - Nick Russell made 1-2 FTs at 0:20 (47-45 SMU)
   - Shawn Williams foul at 0:10 - Tulsa inbounds
   - Ryan Manuel foul at 0:06 - Tulsa inbounds
   - Pat Swilling Jr. hits 3PT at 0:04 (48-47 Tulsa)
   - Timeout SMU
   - Nick Russell buzzer-beater from just past halfcourt goes wide left
- SMU started 2nd half on 23-6 run until the 5:00 mark
- Tulsa did not score until the 12:58 mark of the 2nd half
- SMU held Golden Hurricanes to just 23.1% shooting in 2nd half
- SMU forced 19 turnovers - T-3rd most in C-USA game in SMU history
- 5th game for SMU decided by 3 points or less (3-2)
   - 11/15 at TCU - W, 64-61
   - 11/17 at Texas State - W, 78-75
   - 11/25 vs. Missouri State - W, 62-61
   - 1/2 vs. Wyoming - L, 56-59
   - 1/6 vs. Tulsa - L, 47-48


 

 

INDIVIDUAL NOTES
Cannen Cunningham (#15 - C - 6-10 - So.)
- 12 points
- 10+ points for 9th time this season
- 7 rebounds
- 3 steals

Jalen Jones (#21 - G - 6-7 - So.)
- 15 points, 5 rebounds, 2 steals, 2 blocks
- 15+ points for 8th time this season
- 10+ points in 13 of 16 games
- 7-8 FTs

Ryan Manuel (#1 - G - 6-4 - So.)
- 8 points

Nick Russell (#12 - G - 6-4 - Jr.)
- 10 points
- Career high 7 rebounds
- 5 assists
- 3 steals



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