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Men's Basketball

SMU Falls Short to East Carolina, 72-69

SMU Mustangs
ECU SMU
72 69
(16-10, 7-6) (13-14, 3-9)



1st 2nd F
 ECU 21 51 72
 SMU 32 37 69

SMU ECU
 Points 69 72
 FG Made-Att. 29-64 21-53
 FG Percentage 45.3% 39.6%
 3FG Made-Att. 1-9 13-30
 3FG Percentage 11.1% 43.3%
 FT Made-Att. 10-15 17-18
 FT Percentage 66.7% 94.4%
 Rebounds 36 34
 Assists 17 14
 Turnovers 13 16
 Blocks 3 9
 Steals 8 8

 Individual Leaders
 Stat  SMU  ECU
 Points  Tied (2) - 18  Richmond - 29
 Rebounds  Jones - 11  Sampson - 11
 Assists  Russell - 9  Williams - 5
 Blocks  Williams - 2  Sampson - 4

 Up Next
 Who:  Rice
 When:  Wednesday, Feb. 27 - 7 PM CT
 Where:  Dallas, Texas
 TV:  TWC Sports
 Radio:  KAAM 770 AM
 Live Stats:  SMU Gametracker
 Live Video:  Mustang All-Access
Schedule  |  Tickets

Feb. 23, 2013

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DALLAS (AP) - Akeem Richmond came off the bench to score a career-high 29 points, leading East Carolina to a 72-69 victory over SMU on Saturday.

Since scoring 0 and 6 points in a pair of games earlier this month, Richmond has averaged 21.5 points in his last four games, which have resulted in three wins and an overtime loss for the Pirates (16-10, 7-6 Conference USA).

Miguel Paul and Paris Campbell each added 11 points for East Carolina, and Robert Sampson had 11 rebounds.

Jalen Jones and Ryan Manuel scored 18 points apiece for SMU (13-14, 3-9). Jones also had 11 rebounds. Nick Russell added 16 points and a career-high nine assists.

The Mustangs pulled within 70-69 when Russell scored on a dunk with 13 seconds left, Manual made a steal and Russell scored again on a 3-pointer.

Maurice Kemp hit two free throws with 8 seconds left for East Carolina before SMU missed a 3-pointer at the buzzer.

SMU Postgame Notes - Feb. 23, 2013
East Carolina 72, SMU 69
East Carolina (16-10, 7-6 C-USA), SMU (13-14, 3-9 C-USA)
Moody Coliseum (8,000)
Dallas, Texas

Mustangs wore a black patch with the initials "JO" in honor of the life of John Ofoegbu, father of current Mustang Uche Ofoegbu and former Mustang Ike Ofoegbu. John passed away on Wednesday.

Last 13 seconds:
0:13 - Nick Russell dunk (70-66 ECU)
0:12 - Ryan Manuel steal
0:11 - Nick Russell three-pointer (70-69 ECU)
0:08 - two FTMs by ECU's Maurice Kemp (72-69 ECU)
0:00 - missed game-tying three-pointer by Cannen Cunningham

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NEXT GAME:

SMU hosts Rice - Wednesday, Feb. 26 - 7 p.m. - Moody Coliseum (8,000)
Audio: KAAM 770 AM
Video: SMUMustangs.com

TEAM NOTES

SMU all-time record vs. East Carolina - 5-4

6th one-possession game this season - SMU is 3-3 in such games

Mustangs had 9 dunks

Larry Brown is:
- 1666-1206 career record (includes NBA, ABA, USA Basketball and NCAA)
- 190-75 in NCAA
- 13-14 at SMU

INDIVIDUAL NOTES

Cannen Cunningham (#15 - C - 6-10 - So.)
- 9 points, 9 rebounds, 1 block

Jalen Jones (#21 - G - 6-7 - So.)
- 18 points, 11 rebounds
o 8th double-double of 2012-13
o 10+ points in all but 3 games this season
o 12 straight games with at least 10 points

Ryan Manuel (#1 - G - 6-4 - So.)
- 18 points,
o 4-5 FTMs, needs _8 to tie Jeryl Sasser for most FTMs by a sophomore
o Has 145 FTMs, currently 10th most all time at SMU
- 7th straight game with 10+ points
- 7-9 FGs

Nick Russell (#12 - G - 6-4 - Jr.)
- 16 points, 9 assists (career high)
o 13 straight games with at least 10 points
o 10+ points in all but 4 games this season

Shawn Williams (#2 - F - 6-7 - Jr.)
- 4 points, 6 rebounds, 3 assists, 2 blocks, 3 steals

 

 

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