SMU Men's Basketball Postgame Notes - December 18, 2012 - Utah 62, SMU 53

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Dec. 18, 2012

Recap

Utah 62, SMU 53
Utah (7-3), SMU (8-3)
Jon M. Huntsman Center
Salt Lake City, Utah


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SMU plays Wagner in the 46th Annual Cable Car Classic - Friday, Dec. 21 - 8 p.m. - Santa Clara, Calif.
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TEAM NOTES
- Second game of a home-and-home in 2012 with Utah
- SMU won the first meeting - 62-55 on 11/28
- All-time series with Utah - 1-4
- SMU is 8-3 under Head Coach Larry Brown
- Prior to the Mustangs' win over Utah on 11/28, SMU had not faced a Pac-12 team since playing at No. 3 Stanford on 11/18/98.
- Mustangs went on a 14-3 run to gain a 21-13 lead with 6:52 remaining in the 1st half (largest lead of game)
- Cannen Cunningham made a layup with 3:04 left to tie the game at 51-51.
- Mustangs forced 15 turnovers

INDIVIDUAL NOTES
Cannen Cunningham (#15 - C - 6-10 - So.)
- 12 points - 10+ points for 6th time this season
- 8 rebounds
- 3 steals

Jalen Jones (#21 - G - 6-7 - So.)
- 9 points
- 5 rebounds
- 3 steals - ties career high
- 2 blocks

Ryan Manuel (#1 - G - 6-4 - So.)
- 8 points

Nick Russell (#12 - G - 6-4 - Jr.)
- 13 points - 10+ points in 8 of 11 games this year
- 2 blocks - ties career high (11/22/10 vs. Gonzaga while playing for Kansas State)