SMU Postgame Notes - December 15, 2012 - Rhode Island 72, SMU 50

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Dec. 15, 2012

Recap

Rhode Island 72, SMU 50
Rhode Island (3-7), SMU (8-2)
Thomas M. Ryan Center
Kingston, R.I.


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SMU visits Utah - Tuesday, Dec. 18 - 8 p.m. - Salt Lake City, Utah
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TV: Pac 12 Network

TEAM NOTES
- First ever meeting with Rhode Island
- SMU is 8-2 under Head Coach Larry Brown
- Best start since 2006-07 (9-1)
- 26-22 rebounding edge for SMU
- Have outrebounded 9 of 10 opponents this season

INDIVIDUAL NOTES
Cannen Cunningham (#15 - C - 6-10 - So.)
- 6 points
- Last game at Hofstra (12/1)
- 10 points, 9 rebounds

London Giles (#11 - G - 6-3 - Sr.)
- 5 points

Jalen Jones (#21 - G - 6-7 - So.)
- 14 points - 6-8 FGs
- Scored 10+ points in 9 of 10 games this season
- 9 rebounds
- Last game at Hofstra (12/1)
- 3rd career double-double -- 14 pts, 12 rebs
- 1st Mustang since Papa Dia in 2010-11 with back-to-back double-doubles

Ryan Manuel (#1 - G - 6-4 - So.)
- 14 points - 6th game with 10+ points this season
- 3 assists

Nick Russell (#12 - G - 6-4 - Jr.)
- 7 points, 4 assists in 39 minutes
- Last game at Hofstra (12/1)
   - 20 points - 3rd time this season with 20+ points, 7th time with 10+


 

 

Shawn Williams (#2 - F - 6-7 - Jr.)
- 4 points, 6 rebounds (4 offensive)
- Last game at Hofstra (12/1)
- Second career double-double - 10 pts, 10 rebs