SMU Postgame Notes - November 11, 2012 - SMU 73 Loyola Marymount 58

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Nov. 11, 2012

Recap

SMU 73 Loyola Marymount 58
SMU (1-0) Loyola Marymount (1-1)
Moody Coliseum
Dallas, Texas

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TEAM NOTES
- Mustangs had five players score in double-digits for the first time since Nov. 21, 2010 vs. Lamar.
- Nick Russell (19), Ryan Manuel (14), Shawn Williams (12), Jalen Jones (11) and Cannen Cunningham (10).
- SMU snagged 14 offensive rebounds in the game.
- 3,578 = Second-largest home-opening crowd since 2003-04 season (6,213 vs. Texas Tech, Dec. 1, 2003).

SMU in season openers:
- 57-40 (This is the Mustangs' 97th
- 40-16 when opening at home

SMU in home openers:
- 62-35 overall
- 41-16 in home openers at Moody Coliseum (57th season)
- SMU has won 14 of the last 17 home openers

Larry Brown NOTES
- 7-1 in season openers (NCAA), 23-15 overall
- 8-0 in home openers (NCAA), 29-9 overall
- 4-0 when opening season at home (NCAA), 12-4 overall

INDIVIDUAL NOTES
Brian Bernardi (#22 - G - 6-2 - Fr.)
- Appeared in first-career collegiate game.

Cannen Cunningham (#15 - C - 6-9 - So.) - starter
- Notched his fourth-career 10-plus point game


 

 

London Giles (#11 - G - 6-3 - Sr.)
- T-20 SMU 3-pt made in 2011-12

Jalen Jones (#21 - G - 6-7 - So.) - starter
- Notched first-career double-double with 11 points and 11 rebounds.
- Scored SMU's first bucket of the season (and of Larry Brown era) on a baseline jumper off the right side.
- Set a career-high in rebounds with 11 (previous high: 10 vs. Georgia Southern, Nov. 27, 2011)
- Tallied his 14th-career 10-plus point game.
- Posted his second-career 10-plus rebound performance.

Ryan Manuel (#1 - G - 6-4 - So.) - starter
- Scored a career-high 14 points (previous high: 13 vs. Louisiana Tech, Dec. 31, 2011)
- Tied a career-high with four assists
- Previous: at UTEP (Jan. 14, 2012)
- Attempted a career-high 15 free throws, making a career-high 12.
- Previous high, attempts: 10 vs. Louisiana Tech, Dec. 31, 2011
- Previous high, made FTs: nine vs. Louisiana Tech, Dec. 31, 2011
- Posted his second-career 10-plus point game

Uche Ofoegbu (#5 - F - 6-4 - Fr.)
- Appeared in his first-career collegiate game.

Nick Russell (#12 - G - 6-4 - Jr.) - starter
- Had his fourth-career 10-plus point game, and his first as a Mustang.
- First game played at SMU, sat out last season due to NCAA regulations
- Played two seasons (2009-11) at Kansas State

Shawn Williams (#2 - F - 6-7 - Jr.) - starter
- Made first three-pointer of the 2012 season (and of Larry Brown era) for SMU.
- Had sixth 10-plus point game of his career.
- Tied a single-game high of three three-pointers made. (on four attempts)
- Previous: Feb. 11, 2012 at Rice.

Garrett Wilson (#25 - G - 6-0 - Fr.)
- Appeared in his first-career collegiate game.