SMU Men's Basketball Postgame Notes - December 30, 2012 - SMU 72, Furman 53

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Dec. 30, 2012

Recap

SMU 72, Furman 53
SMU (10-4), Furman (3-9)
Moody Coliseum
Dallas, Texas


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TEAM NOTES
- First meeting with Furman
- SMU is 10-4 under Head Coach Larry Brown
- 5-0 at home in 2012-13 - best home start since starting 5-0 at home in 2006-07
- Last start of better than 5-0 at home - 10-0 home start in 2000-01
- Furman did not score until hitting 2-3 FTs at 12:35
- 1st FG at 11:47
- Part of an SMU 13-0 run to start game
- Mustangs led 38-23 at half - 5th time this season SMU has held a double-digit lead at halftime
- Made 27-32 FTs (84.4%) - ties most FTM of season
- SMU held 22-10 edge in the paint
- SMU outrebounded Furman 38-33 - Mustangs now 9-2 when outrebounding opponent
- Mustangs now 10-0 when scoring 60+ points
- 4 Mustangs scored 10+ points for 6th time this season
   - Brian Bernardi 20, Jalen Jones 14, Cannen Cunningham 13, Shawn Williams 10
- Brian Bernardi became the 5th Mustang to score 20+ points this season
   - Jalen Jones (4x), Nick Russell (4x), Cannen Cunningham, Ryan Manuel


 

 

INDIVIDUAL NOTES
Brian Bernardi (#22 - G - 6-2 - Fr.)
- Career high 20 points
- Previous: 8 pts at Hofstra (12/1)
- 5-8 FGs, 4-7 3PTs, 6-6 FTs
- 5th Mustang to score 20+ points this season
- Career high 23 minutes

Cannen Cunningham (#15 - C - 6-10 - So.)
- 13 points, 9 rebounds, 2 blocks
- 10+ points for 7th time this season

Jalen Jones (#21 - G - 6-7 - So.)
- 14 points , 8 rebounds
- 10+ points in 12 of 14 games this season

Ryan Manuel (#1 - G - 6-4 - So.)
- 9 points, 8 rebounds, 2 steals

Nick Russell (#12 - G - 6-4 - Jr.)
- 6 points, 7 assists, 2 steals
- 6 assists in 1st half

Shawn Williams (#2 - F - 6-7 - Jr.)
- 10 points, 7 rebounds
- 10+ points for 6th time this season