SMU Wins At Tulsa, 71-65

SMU Mustangs
SMU TULSA
71 65
(15-15, 5-10) (15-14, 7-8)



1st 2nd F
 SMU 42 29 71
 TU 35 30 65

SMU TU
 Points 71 65
 FG Made-Att. 29-56 22-58
 FG Percentage 51.8% 37.9%
 3FG Made-Att. 0-2 9-26
 3FG Percentage 0.0% 34.6%
 FT Made-Att. 13-17 12-20
 FT Percentage 76.5% 60.0%
 Rebounds 37 33
 Assists 15 16
 Turnovers 14 12
 Blocks 6 5
 Steals 7 9

 Individual Leaders
 Stat  SMU  TU
 Points  Russell - 19  Woodard - 17
 Rebounds  Williams - 7  Black - 7
 Assists  Tied (2) - 3  Swilling - 5
 Blocks  Cunningham - 5  Tied (5) - 1

 Up Next
 Who:  vs. UTEP
 When:  Saturday, Mar. 9 - 2 PM CT
 Where:  Garland, Texas - Culwell Center
 Radio:  KAAM 770 AM
 Live Stats:  SMU Gametracker
 Live Video:  Mustang All-Access
Schedule  |  Tickets

March 6, 2013

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TULSA, Okla. (AP)-- Nick Russell scored 19 points and Cannen Cunningham had 17 points and five blocks as SMU held off Tulsa for a 71-65 victory on Wednesday night.

Shawn Williams added 13 points and Ryan Manuel 11 for the Mustangs (15-15, 5-10 Conference USA), who made 7 of 9 free throws in the final 52 seconds after Tulsa made it a one-point game.

James Woodard scored 17 points and Scottie Haralson 13 for the Golden Hurricane (15-14, 7-8), who got within 64-63 on Shaquille Harrison's layup with 1:18 remaining.

Russell hit two free throws to push the lead back to three points, and Pat Swilling Jr. and Haralson missed 3-point attempts on Tulsa's next possession. SMU then began protecting its lead at the free-throw stripe.

SMU shot 51.8 percent (29 of 56) from the floor and attempted just two 3-pointers, missing both.

SMU will play its next game at the Curtis Culwell Center in Garland, Texas against UTEP on Saturday, Mar. 9. Tipoff is set for 2 p.m CT. The game is not being played on campus at SMU due to the interior construction plans for Moody Coliseum. For tickets and more information call 214-SMU-GAME.


SMU Postgame Notes - March 6, 2013
SMU 71, Tulsa 65
SMU (15-15, 5-10 C-USA), Tulsa (15-14, 7-8 C-USA)
Donald W. Reynolds Center (8,355)
Tulsa, Oklahoma

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NEXT GAME - Regular Season finale:
SMU hosts UTEP - Saturday, March 9 - 2 p.m. - Curtis Culwell Center
Garland, Texas
Audio: KAAM 770 AM
TV: TWC SportsChannel

TEAM NOTES
- SMU all-time record vs. Tulsa - 14-30
- The road team has won each of the last six meetings
- SMU now has 6 road wins in 2012-13 - most since 2001-02
- Larry Brown is:
   - 1668-1207 career record (includes NBA, ABA, USA Basketball and NCAA)
   - 192-76 in NCAA
   - 15-15 at SMU
- Mustangs led 42-35 at half
- SMU is now 15-8 when leading at half
- Mustangs shot 51.8% (29-56) - SMU now 7-2 when shooting 50+%
- Mustangs have made 459 FTs this season - most since 2002-03
- SMU outscored Tulsa 40-18 in the paint

INDIVIDUAL NOTES
Cannen Cunningham (#15 - C - 6-10 - So.)
- 17 points - 14th game with 10+ points
- Career high for a C-USA game
- 8-11 FGs
- 13 points in the 1st half
- 5 blocks - 3rd game this season with 5+ blocks
- Has 58 blocks on the season - 10th most all-time at SMU
- 2nd-highest total for a sophomore
- Has 76 career blocks - 10th most at SMU
- 5 rebounds
- 2 assists
- 1 steal

Jalen Jones (#21 - G - 6-7 - So.)
- 5 points, 5 rebounds, 1 block, 2 steals

Ryan Manuel (#1 - G - 6-4 - So.)
- 11 points
- 5-6 FTs
- 155 FTMs in 2012-13
- SMU School Record - single-season FTMs for a sophomore
- 9th all-time
- 5 rebounds

Uche Ofoegbu (#5 - F - 6-4 - Fr.)
- 4 points, 4 assists, 3 rebounds in 19 minutes

Nick Russell (#12 - G - 6-4 - Jr.)
- 19 points - 16th straight game scoring in double-digits
- 5 rebounds, 3 assists, 2 steals

Shawn Williams (#2 - F - 6-7 - Jr.)
- 13 points - 13th game with 10+ points
- 6-9 FGs
- 7 rebounds
- 3 assists