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SMU Men's Basketball Postgame Notes - November 21, 2012 - SMU 83, Rider 70

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Nov. 21, 2012

Recap

SMU 83, Rider 70
SMU (5-0), Rider (2-3)
Moody Coliseum
Dallas, Texas


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SMU plays Arkansas-Little Rock in the Hoops for Hope Classic - Saturday, Nov. 24 - 8:30 p.m. - Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
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The Mustangs have played in two other international tournaments: The San Juan Shootout (San Juan, P.R.) during the 2000-01 season and the Suntory Ball Classic (Tokyo, Japan) in the 1986-87 campaign. SMU has also participated in two offseason international tours: Canada in 2003 and the Tour d' Africa in 2008.

SMU in international events:
May 27-June 4, 2008 - Tour d' Africa - went 1-2
- M27 at Senegal National Team (Dakar, Senegal) - L, 54-62
- J2 vs. South African National Team (Johannesburg, S.A.) - L
- J4 vs. South African Club (Johannesburg, S.A.) - W, 107-87

Oct. 11-13, 2003 - SMU Preseason Canadian Tour - went 4-0
- O11 vs. EA Sports All-Stars - W, 81-69
- O11 vs. Simon Fraser - W, 79-77
- O12 vs. EA Sports All-Stars - W, 91-77
- O13 vs. University of British Columbia - W, 88-76

Dec. 20-22, 2000 - San Juan Shootout - San Juan, P.R., went 2-1
- D20 vs. Puerto Rico-Mayaguez - W, 101-72
- D21 vs. VCU - W, 94-88
- D22 vs. Nebraska - L, 70-72

Dec. 19-21, 1986 - Suntory Ball Classic - Tokyo, Japan, went 1-1
- D19 vs. Boston College - W, 62-49
- D21 vs. #16 Georgia Tech - L, 54-63

TEAM NOTES
- First meeting with Rider
- SMU is 5-0 under Head Coach Larry Brown
- First start of 5-0 or better since 1997-98 season (started 10-0)
- SMU finished 8-11 (72.7 %) from 3-point land - Moody Coliseum record
- SMU record:80% on 4-5 (vs. Baylor, 3/6/87)
- SMU 5-7 3Pt.FG in 1st half
- 80+ points in consecutive games - 1st time since 2005-06 season
- 80 vs. Rice 1/21/06, 84 at Texas-Pan American 1/24/06
- Mustangs started game on a 9-0 run
- Rider scoreless until 16:23... without a FG until 15:30
- First 10 point lead at 13:12 (13-3)
- Outrebounded Rider 32-23 - Mustangs have outrebounded every opponent this season
- 4 different Mustangs have scored 20+ points this season (Jalen Jones, Nick Russell, Ryan Manuel and Cannen Cunnigham)
- 2 different Mustangs have recorded double-doubles (Jalen Jones and Ryan Manuel)
- 27-34 (79.4 %) FTs as a team
- SMU has attempted at least 22 FTs in all 5 games
- 28 FTA in 2nd half - 2nd time this season SMU has had 20+ FTAs in a half (24 vs. Loyola Marymount 11/11)


 

 

INDIVIDUAL NOTES
Cannen Cunningham (#15 - C - 6-9 - So.)
- Career high 20 points
- Previous career high = 18 vs. Georgia Southern (11/27/11)
- 8-10 FGs, 3-4 FTs, 1-1 3FG
- 2 blocks

Jalen Jones (#21 - G - 6-7 - So.)
- 15 points, has scored 10+ in all 5 games this season
- 6 straight games with 10+ dating back to 2011-12
- 11-12 FTs
- 6 rebounds

Ryan Manuel (#1 - G - 6-4 - So.)
- First career double-double - 24 points, 11 rebounds
- Career high 24 points (previous career high:16 at TCU 11/15)
- Career high 11 rebounds, tying a career high (previous career high: 7 at Texas State 11/17)
- 7 points in 1:59 stretch in 1st half (3:42-1:43)
- 11-12 FTs, had made 17straight FTs across the last 3 games before missing with 0:52 left
- Has 10+ points in every game this season

Nick Russell (#12 - G - 6-4 - Jr.)
- 12 points, has 10+ points in 4 of 5 games this season
- 5 assists, had 8 last game against Malone (11/19)
- 4-4 3Pt.FG
- 3-3 3Pt.FG in 1st half

Shawn Williams (#2 - F - 6-7 - Jr.)
- 8 points, 5 rebounds, 2 steals


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