Mustangs Dominate In Road Win At Rice, 61-39

SMU Mustangs
SMU RICE
61 39
(13-12, 3-7) (5-18, 1-8)

1st 2nd F
 SMU 26 35 61
 RICE 17 22 39

SMU RICE
 Points 61 39
 FG Made-Att. 22-45 10-51
 FG Percentage 48.9% 19.6%
 3FG Made-Att. 6-12 6-25
 3FG Percentage 50.0% 24.0%
 FT Made-Att. 11-15 13-16
 FT Percentage 73.3% 81.3%
 Rebounds 40 30
 Assists 12 7
 Turnovers 14 12
 Blocks 8 2
 Steals 6 7

 Individual Leaders
 Stat  SMU  RICE
 Points  Manuel - 16  DeBose - 14
 Rebounds  Cunningham - 13  Tied (2) - 5
 Assists  Russell - 4  Tied (3) - 2
 Blocks  Cunningham - 6  Tied (2) - 1

 Up Next
 Who:  at Tulane
 When:  Saturday, Feb. 16 - 1:30 PM CT
 Where:  New Orleans, La.
 TV:  FSN
 Radio:  KAAM 770 AM
 Live Stats:  SMU Gametracker
 Live Video:  Mustang All-Access
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Feb. 9, 2013

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HOUSTON (AP) -- Ryan Manuel scored 16 points, Jalen Jones added 15 and SMU rolled to a 61-39 victory Saturday night over cold-shooting Rice. SMU hed Rice to just 19.6% (10-51) shooting for the game, setting a new SMU record for fewest points allowed in a C-USA contest.

Manuel was 6 of 9 from the floor, and Jones was 6 of 8, for the Mustangs (13-12, 3-7 Conference USA), who also got 12 points from Nick Russell, plus 13 rebounds and six blocks from Cannen Cunningham. SMU took control with a 24-7 run that spanned parts of both halves, then went on to lead by as many as 24.

Julian DeBose had 14 points for the Owls (5-18, 1-8), who lost their third straight. Rice shot just 20 percent from the floor, made only 10 field goals -- including a 4-of-26 performance inside the 3-point line -- and was outrebounded 40-30.

Rice's Tamir Jackson, who scored 11 points, reached 1,500 for his career on a free throw with 13:19 left in the game. SMU now leads the all-time series versus Rice 119-77.

SMU is now off one week before travelling to New Orleans, La. on Saturday, Feb. 16 to take on Tulane. Tipoff is slated for 1:30 pm and the game will be broadcast on FSN. Live video, live audio and live stats will be available online at smumustangs.com.


SMU Postgame Notes - Feb. 9, 2013
SMU 61, Rice 39
SMU (13-12, 3-7 C-USA), Rice (5-18, 1-8 C-USA)
Tudor Fieldhouse (5,208)
Dallas, Texas


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NEXT GAME:
SMU visits Tulane - Saturday, Feb. 16 - 1:30 p.m. - Devlin Fieldhouse (3,600)
Audio: KAAM 770 AM
TV: FSN

TEAM NOTES
- Best-ever defensive performance for SMU in a C-USA game
- Held Owls to 19.6% (10-51) shooting - best in SMU history in C-USA game
- 10 FGMs is tied for 2nd fewest in C-USA history (any game)
- Fewest FGMs allowed by SMU in a C-USA game
- T-3rd best defensive FG% in C-USA history (any game)
- Allowed just 39 points - school record for fewest in C-USA play
- SMU has now matched last year's win total
- Mustangs won by 22 points, T-2nd largest margin of victory in a C-USA game in school history
- SMU all-time record vs. Rice - 119-77
- SMU has played Rice more than any other opponent
- Mustangs also own more W's over Rice than any other opponent
- Larry Brown is:
   - 1666-1204 career record (includes NBA, ABA, USA Basketball and NCAA)
   - 190-73 in NCAA
   - 13-12 at SMU
- Mustangs led 26-17 at half - SMU now 13-6 when leading at half
- 17 points is the fewest SMU has allowed in a half this season
- T-4th fewest SMU has allowed in a 1st half in a C-USA game in school history

INDIVIDUAL NOTES
Cannen Cunningham (#15 - C - 6-10 - So.)
- 6 points, 13 rebounds,6 blocks, 3 assists
- Now has 46 blocks on the season, 14th most in SMU history
- 13 rebs is a career high
- 3rd game with 10+ rebounds

Jalen Jones (#21 - G - 6-7 - So.)
- 15 points
- Has scored in double-figures in all but 3 games this season
- 10th straight game with 10+ points
- 4 rebounds
- 6-8 FGs

Ryan Manuel (#1 - G - 6-4 - So.)
- 16 points (led team in scoring), 4 rebounds, 2 steals
- 5th straight game with 10+ points
- 4-4 FTs - tied Jim Krebs for 2nd most for an sophomore in SMU history
- 6-9 FGs

Nick Russell (#12 - G - 6-4 - Jr.)
- 12 points, 4 assists
- 11 straight games with 10+ points

Shawn Williams (#2 - F - 6-7 - Jr.)
- 7 points, 6 rebounds