SMU Postgame Notes - Nov. 20, 2013 - SMU 70, Texas State 49

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Nov. 20, 2013

Recap

SMU 70, Texas State 49
SMU (3-1), Texas State (0-4)
Curtis Culwell Center (Attendance: 3,509)
Garland, Texas

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NEXT GAME:
SMU hosts Arkansas Pine Bluff (Corpus Christi Challenge Host Round) - Sunday, Nov. 24 - 1:30 p.m. CT - Curtis Culwell Center (Garland, Texas)
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TEAM NOTES
Larry Brown is:
- 1671-1210 career record (includes NBA, ABA, USA Basketball and NCAA)
- 195-79 in NCAA
- 104-18 in NCAA home games
- 18-18 at SMU

SMU is now 8-1 against Texas State all-time
- 5-0 at home

- Same starting lineup as the first three games (Nic Moore, Russell, Manuel, Williams and Moreira)
- Held a 28-12 edge in the paint, winning the points in the paint battle in all four games
- Held 38-27 rebounding edge. SMU has out-rebounded its opponents in all four games
- After trailing 6-2, the Mustangs went on a 16-2 run over the next 7:26 to take a 18-8 lead with 10:05 to go in the first half.
- In that stretch, the Mustangs did not allow a field goal (2 Stern free-throws)
- SMU has held 9 of its last 13 opponents under 40%
- Had 10 steals, the first time the Mustangs have been in double figures this season.
- All three Mustangs in double figures in scoring tonight (Moreira, N. Moore, Russell), also scored in double figures Monday at Arkansas
- 20 assists on 25 field goals, second time this season with 20+ assists

INDIVIDUAL NOTES
Sterling Brown (#3 - G - 6-6 - Fr.)
- Team-high 7 rebounds

 

 

Keith Frazier (#4 - G - 6-5 - Fr.)
- 5 pts, 5 rbs, 1 blk in 18 min
- Returned to the lineup on Wednesday after missing Monday's game at Arkansas (ankle)

Markus Kennedy (#5 - F - 6-9 - So.)
- 9 ts, 5 rbs, 2 stls, 1 ast in 19 min

Ryan Manuel (#1 - G - 6-4 - Jr.)
- Career-high 3 blocks

Nic Moore (#11 - G - 5-9 - So.)
- 16 pts. 8 asts, 5 stls and 4 rbs
- Has scored in double figures in all four of SMU's games
- 21st -career game in double figures
- Career-high 5 steals
- Has led team in scoring 3-of-4 games

Yanick Moreira (#35 - C - 6-11 - Jr.)
- 11 pts, 6 rbs, 2 blks, 1 ast
- Second-straight game in double figures

Nick Russell (#12 - G - 6-4 - Sr.)
- 14 pts, 1 rb, 4 ast, 1 stl
- Second-straight game in double figures
- 32nd career game in double figures in points

Shawn Williams (#2 - F - 6-7 - Sr.)
- 8 pts, 1 rb, 1 ast, 1 stl
- 4-of-4 from the field