SMU Postgame Notes - Nov. 8, 2013 - SMU vs. TCU

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Nov. 8, 2013

Recap

SMU 69, TCU 61
SMU (1-0), TCU (0-1)
American Airlines Center (19,200)
Dallas, Texas

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TEAM NOTES
Larry Brown is:
- 1669-1209 career record (includes NBA, ABA, USA Basketball and NCAA)
- 193-78 in NCAA
- 16-17 at SMU

- SMU is now 104-85 (.550) against TCU all-time
- Third straight victory in the series for SMU
- SMU is 58-40 (.592) all-time in season openers
- 3-0 when opening at a neutral site
- Points in the paint: SMU 30, TCU 10
- SMU outrebounded TCU 39-34, including 16 offensive rebounds
- Mustangs started game on 9-0 run to the 16:20 mark
- SMU had a 9-0 run from 15:09 to 11:30 in the 2nd half to take a 47-41 lead after being down by three
- 11 different Mustangs played, with all making their first appearance in the 1st half
- 7 Mustangs played their first game at SMU - Sterling Brown, Keith Frazier, Crandall Head, Markus Kennedy, Ben Moore, Nic Moore, Yanick Moreira

 

 

INDIVIDUAL NOTES
Sterling Brown (#3 - G - 6-6 - Fr.)
- First collegiate game, played 4 minutes

Cannen Cunningham (#15 - C - 6-10 - Jr.)
- 6 pts, 5 rebs

Keith Frazier (#4 - G - 6-5 - Fr.)
- 11 pts, 2 rebs, 1 stl, 1 blk
- 3-5 3FGs
- First collegiate game

Crandall Head (#13 - G - 6-4 - Jr.)
- 2 pts, 2 rebs in 4 mins
- First game as a Mustang after sitting out 2012-13 due to NCAA transfer rules

Markus Kennedy (#5 - F - 6-9 - So.)
- 4 pts, 4 rebs, 1 blk, 1 stl
- First game as a Mustang after sitting out 2012-13 due to NCAA transfer rules

Ryan Manuel (#1 - G - 6-4 - So.)
- Starter
- 12 pts, 2 ast, 3 rebs
- 6-8 FTs, shot 79.9% last season

Ben Moore (#34 - F - 6-8 - Fr.)
- 2 pts, 1 ast
- First collegiate appearance

Nic Moore (#11 - G - 5-9 - So.)
- Starter
- 13 pts, 8 rebs, 4 asts, 1 stl
- First game as a Mustang after sitting out 2012-13 due to NCAA transfer rul
- 4-point play at 14:54 of 1st half to give SMU 14-6 lead

Yanick Moreira (#35 - C - 6-11 - Jr.)
- Starter
- 4 pts, 8 rebs (4 offensive), 1 ast, 1 blk

Nick Russell (#12 - G - 6-4 - Sr.)
- Starter
- 8 pts, 2 asts
- Tied for the team lead in scoring in 2012-13 (14.0 ppg)
- Led team in assists in 2012-13 (4.3 apg)

Shawn Williams (#2 - F - 6-7 - Sr.)
- Starter
- 7 pts, 2 ast, 2 rebs, 2 stls