Mustangs Fall To UTEP, 76-63

SMU Mustangs
UTEP SMU
76 63
(17-13, 10-6) (15-16, 5-11)



1st 2nd F
 UTEP 39 37 76
 SMU 25 38 63

SMU UTEP
 Points 63 76
 FG Made-Att. 24-55 29-49
 FG Percentage 43.6% 59.2%
 3FG Made-Att. 1-6 9-19
 3FG Percentage 16.7% 47.4%
 FT Made-Att. 14-23 9-19
 FT Percentage 60.9% 47.4%
 Rebounds 31 31
 Assists 9 24
 Turnovers 9 12
 Blocks 0 4
 Steals 5 8

 Individual Leaders
 Stat  SMU  UTEP
 Points  Cunningham - 15  Washburn - 20
 Rebounds  Williams - 6  Washburn - 8
 Assists  Russell - 5  Streeter - 10
 Blocks  -  Tied (4) - 1

 Up Next
 Who:  TBD
 When:  Wed., Mar. 13 - TBD Time
 Where:  C-USA Champ. - Tulsa, Okla.
 Radio:  KAAM 770 AM
 Live Stats:  SMU Gametracker
 Live Video:  Mustang All-Access
Schedule  |  Tickets

March 9, 2013

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GARLAND, Texas (AP) -- Julian Washburn had 20 points and eight rebounds as UTEP closed out the regular season with a 76-63 victory over SMU on Saturday.

The Miners (17-13, 10-6 Conference USA), who shot 59 percent from the field and were 9 of 19 beyond the arc, also got 13 points from C.J. Cooper, 12 from Cedrick Lang and 11 from McKenzie Moore. Jacques Streeter added 10 assists.

Cannen Cunningham scored 15 points, Ryan Manuel had 14 and Nick Russell 10 for SMU (15-16, 5-11), which lost to UTEP for the second time this season.

The game was played at Curtis Culwell Center due to a $47 million renovation and expansion project that has begun on Moody Coliseum.

SMU will now travel to Tulsa, Okla. to take part in the Conference USA Championship, Mar. 13-16. Ticket can be purchased online by clicking here. UTEP will carry the No. 3 seed into the C-USA tournament, while SMU will be seeded 10th.


SMU Postgame Notes - March 9, 2013
UTEP 76, SMU 63
UTEP (17-13, 10-6 C-USA), SMU (15-16, 5-11 C-USA)
Curtis Culwell Center (6,800)
Garland, Texas

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NEXT GAME:
Conference USA Tournament - Wednesday, March 13 - TBD - BOK Center
Tulsa, Okla.
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TEAM NOTES
- SMU all-time record vs. UTEP - 15-27
- Larry Brown is:
   - 1668-1208 career record (includes NBA, ABA, USA Basketball and NCAA)
   - 192-77 in NCAA
   - 15-16 at SMU
- Brown's Mustangs have won 15 games in 2012-13
   - 2nd most for a first-year SMU Head Coach all-time
   - Most = 1975-76 - Sonny Allen - 16-12

INDIVIDUAL NOTES
Cannen Cunningham (#15 - C - 6-10 - So.)
- 15 points - 15th game this season with 10+ points, 3rd game with 15+ points
- 5 rebounds

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

Ryan Manuel (#1 - G - 6-4 - So.)
- 14 points - 10+ points for the _20th time this season
- Has scored in double-digits in all but 2 games since 1/12 vs. Tulane
- 8-10 FTs
- 165 FTMs in 2012-13
- SMU School Record - single-season FTMs for a sophomore
- 9th all-time

Nick Russell (#12 - G - 6-4 - Jr.)
- 10 points - 17th straight game scoring in double-digits
- 5 assists
- 4 rebounds

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