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Men's Basketball

SMU Postgame Notes - Nov. 11, 2013 - SMU vs. Rhode Island

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Nov. 11, 2013

Recap

SMU 89, Rhode Island 58
SMU (2-0), Rhode Island (1-1)
Curtis Culwell Center (3,329)
Dallas, Texas

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TEAM NOTES
Larry Brown is:
- 1670-1209 career record (includes NBA, ABA, USA Basketball and NCAA)
- 194-78 in NCAA
- 103-18 in NCAA home games
- 17-17 at SMU

- SMU is now 1-1 against Rhode Island all-time
- 1-0 at home
- Rhode Island won last year's meeting 72-50
- SMU is 63-35 all-time in home openers
- 22-19 when opening at home outside of Moody Coliseum
- The Mustangs are 2-0 for the 38th time in their 98 seasons of college basketball
- Second-straight 2-0 start (5-0 to start last season)
- SMU went on a 13-4 run in the final 4:37 of the first half to lead 37-24 at the intermission
- The Mustangs have held their opponents to under 40% shooting in 8 of 11 games, including both games this season
- 31 is the largest margin of victory in a Division I SMU win since Lamar on Nov. 21, 2010 (102-70)
- SMU had 21 assists, the most since Feb. 2, 2013 against Houston (22)
- All 14 SMU players saw action
- Same starting lineup as the opener against TCU (N. Moore, Russell, Manuel, Williams and Moreira)
- Held 42-33 advantage in bench points and 54-28 advantage in the paint
- 42 bench points is the most since the Mustangs topped Dallas Christian on Dec. 22, 2011

INDIVIDUAL NOTES
Sterling Brown (#3 - G - 6-6 - Fr.)
- 2 pts, 2 ast, 2 blks and 3 rbs in 14 min.

 

 

Cannen Cunningham (#15 - C - 6-10 - Jr.)
- 6 pts and 5 rbs in 10 min.

Kevin Dunleavy Jr. (#10 - G - 6-2 - Jr.)
- First appearance this season

Keith Frazier (#4 - G - 6-5 - Fr.)
- 7 pts and 2 steals in 17 min.

Crandall Head (#13 - G - 6-4 - Jr.)
- 3 pts, on 1-for-2 shooting from beyond the arc, in 8 min.

Markus Kennedy (#5 - F - 6-9 - So.)
- Tied career-high 9 pts on 4-8 shooting and 2 rbs in 15 min.

Ryan Manuel (#1 - G - 6-4 - Jr.)
- 6 pts, 3 rbs, 2 ast and a steal in 22 min.

Ben Moore (#34 - F - 6-8 - Fr.)
- 13 pts, 9 rbs, 3 asts and 2 blks in 19 minutes
- 13 points came on 6-9 shooting from the field

Nic Moore (#11 - G - 5-9 - So.)
- Led all scorers with 20 points on 7-9 shooting, including a perfect 4-4 beyond the arc
- Added 7 asts to just 3 TOs and a rebound
- Led all scorers with nine first-half points
- Led SMU in points in consecutive games

Yanick Moreira (#35 - C - 6-11 - Jr.)
- 8 pts, 6 rbs and 2 blks in 19 min.

Jean-Micheal Mudiay (#24 - G - 6-3 - Jr.)
- First Division I game

Nick Russell (#12 - G - 6-4 - Sr.)
- 5 pts, 3 rbs, 2 ast, 1 blk and 2 steals in 27 min.

Jonathan Wilfong (#20 - G - 6-2 - Fr.)
- First collegiate game
- Scored his first points on the Mustangs' second to last possession

Shawn Williams (#2 - F - 6-7 - Sr.)
- 8 pts, 3 rbs, 3 asts in 13 min.
- 4-5 shooting


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