SMU Men's Basketball Postgame Notes - November 25, 2012 - SMU 62, Missouri State 61

Nov. 25, 2012

SMU 62, Missouri State 61
SMU (6-1), Missouri State (2-4)
Puerto Vallarta ICC
Puerto Vallarta, Mexico


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SMU returns home to play Utah - Wednesday, Nov. 28 - 7 p.m. - Moody Coliseum
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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:
Nov. 24-25 - Hoops For Hope Classic - Puerto Vallarta, Mexico - went 1-1
- N24 vs. UALR - L, 56-69
- N25 vs. Missouri State - W, 62-61

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

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

TEAM NOTES
- Series with Missouri State - 3-1 in favor of SMU
- SMU is 6-1 under Head Coach Larry Brown
- Last start of 6-1 or better: 2006-07 season -- started 10-1
- Mustangs took 26-24 lead into half
- SMU shot 57.9 % (11-19 FGs) in the 2nd half
- Missouri State outrebounded SMU 30-28 - 1st time this season SMU has been outrebounded


 

 

INDIVIDUAL NOTES
Brian Bernardi (#22 - G - 6-2 - Fr.)
- Played a career high 21 minutes

Cannen Cunningham (#15 - C - 6-9 - So.)
- 7 points, 6 rebounds

London Giles (#11 - G - 6-3 - Sr.)
- Last game vs. UALR:
   - Season high 12 points
   - 1st time scoring in double-digits this season
   - 4-4 3FG

Jalen Jones (#21 - G - 6-7 - So.)
- 17 points
- 10+ points for 6th time in 7 games this season
- Averaging 15.4 points per game - 2nd on the team
- 7 rebounds
- Averaging a team-leading 6.7 rebs per game

Ryan Manuel (#1 - G - 6-4 - So.)
- 9 points, 2 steals, 3 assists
- Blocked MSU's Marcus Marshall's 3-point attempt with 0:04 left to secure the victory

Nick Russell (#12 - G - 6-4 - Jr.)
- Tied a career high with 25 points (previous: 25 at Texas State - 11/17)
- 20+ points for the 2nd time in his career
- 14 points in the 1st half
- 10+ points in 6th game this season
- 9-15 FGs
- Averaging a team-best 16.0 points per game
- Game-winning jumper with 0:10 left
- Played 38 minutes
- 2 steals

Shawn Williams (#2 - F - 6-7 - Jr.)
- Last game vs. UALR (11/24)
   - First career double-double - 15 points, 10 rebounds
   - Career high and team-leading 15 points (previous: 13 vs. Malone 11/19 and vs. Dallas Christian 12/22/11)
   - 10 rebounds - ties a career high (previous: 2/18/12 vs. Marshall)