Men's Basketball

SMU Postgame Notes - November 15, 2012 - SMU 64,TCU 61

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Nov. 15, 2012

Recap

SMU 64,TCU 61
SMU (2-0), TCU (2-1)
Daniel-Meyer Coliseum
Fort Worth, Texas


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NEXT GAME:
SMU visits Texas State - Nov. 17 - 7 p.m. - Strahan Coliseum
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TEAM NOTES
- Mustangs start the season 2-0 for the first time since the 2006-07 season, when SMU won its first two games (last start better than 2-0 was 4-0 in 2000-01)
- First SMU win over a Big 12 opponent since defeating Colorado 70-67 at home on Jan. 5, 2009
- First SMU road win over a Big 12 opponent since a 66-62 victory at Baylor on Dec. 3, 2003
- SMU led wire-to-wire; largest lead was 11 (47-36 - 13:17 2nd half); SMU led 33-26 at halftime
- SMU led 27-19 in points off turnovers (TOs - TCU 17, SMU 18)
- SMU outrebounded TCU 32-28 (12-11 in offensive rebounds)
- SMU in road openers: 35-62 all-time
- SMU was 18-27 FTs (was 25-30 - 83.3% in opener vs. Loyola Marymount 11/11)
- Series vs. TCU: SMU leads 103-85; has won 2 straight

INDIVIDUAL NOTES
Brian Bernardi (#22 - G - 6-2 - Fr.)
- Had 3 points and 1 rebound
- Hit first career 3-point attempt - 2:10 of 1st half (right baseline shot gave SMU 28-24 lead)

Cannen Cunningham (#15 - C - 6-9 - So.)
- 5 points, 5 rebounds, 1 block, 1 assist, 1 steal

Jalen Jones (#21 - G - 6-7 - So.)
- Career-high 21 points (was 16 vs. Colorado St 11/14/11, UCF 2/4/12)
- Career-high 4 three-point FGs (4-6) (was 2 - McMurry 11/11/11, vs. Colorado State 11/14/11)
- Career-high 3 blocked shots (was 2 - Tulsa 1/28/12)
- Had 10+ points for the 2nd time this season and 15th time in his career, 15+ points for the 5th time in his career
- Follows first-career double-double (11 points, 11 rebounds) against Loyola Marymount on Sunday.


 

 

Ryan Manuel (#1 - G - 6-4 - So.)
- Career-high 16 points (was 13 - Louisiana Tech 12/31/11)
- Career-high 5 assists (was 4 - Loyola Marymount 11/11/12, at UTEP 1/14/12)
- 8-11 FTs (was 12-15 FTs in opener vs. Loyola Marymount)
- Had 10+ points for the 2nd time this season and 3rd time in his career

Uche Ofoegbu (#5 - F - 6-4 - Fr.)
- Season-high 4 rebounds (had 1 board in opener vs. Loyola Marymount)

Nick Russell (#12 - G - 6-4 - Jr.)
- Had 12 points and 4 assists (19 points and 3 assists in season-opener vs. Loyola Marymount)
- Had 10+ points for the 2nd time this season and 5th time in his career

Shawn Williams (#2 - F - 6-7 - Jr.)
- Had 7 points and 6 rebounds
- Was 5-6 FTs, career-highs for FTM & FTA (was 4 FTM - vs. Oklahoma State 12/28/11) (was 4 FTA - 3 times)


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