Men's Basketball

Men's Basketball Defeats BWB Africa All-Stars 76-35 in Exhibition

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DALLAS (SMU) --- Junior guard Bryan Hopkins had a game-high 22 points and six assists as the SMU Mustangs routed BWB Africa All-Stars 76-35 in men?s basketball exhibition play at Moody Coliseum Sunday. Bryan Hopkins was on 7-of-10 shooting, including 6-of-8 from the three-point line.

The SMU defense started slow as the Ponies trailed 17-16 at 9:18 of the first half. SMU allowed just 18 points the rest of the way, including eight in the second half. Nine different Mustangs had at least one steal as the team totaled 16. Sophomore Devon Pearson led SMU with three picks to go along with nine points and six boards.

Senior forward Patrick Simpson hit for eight points and a team-high seven boards and senior center Eric Castro had 12 points and six rebounds. SMU finished the game with a 41-26 rebounding advantage. Senior Justin Isham went for 11 points and dished four assists. Freshman Jon Killen was next with three helpers. Four other each had one.

SMU shot 16-25 from the free throw line. Castro knocked down all four of his attempts. Sophomore Ike Ofoegbu had the high with five opportunities at the stripe, hitting three. He also had five points and five rebounds.

Freshman Paulius Ritter had five boards and two points in nine minutes and junior Ryan Hopkins had two steals, two points and a rebound in eight minutes of action.

The Mustangs open the regular season against UT-Tyler Friday Nov. 19 at moody Coliseum at 8:30 p.m.

Newspaper Box Score

Interhoop BWB Africa All-Stars vs SMU Mustangs at Dallas, Texas (Moody Coliseum)

SMU MUSTANGS 76, INTERHOOP BWB AFRICA ALL-STARS 35

INTERHOOP BWB AFRICA ALL-STARS

Banny, Vassy 4-7 0-0 11; Negedu, Emmanuel 3-4 0-0 7; Diame, Lamine 1-2 1-3 3; Seck, Mouhamed 1-2 0-0 3; Alabi, Solomon 1-1 1-2 3; Sene, Mouhamed Saer 1-3 0-0 2; Bouli Elandi, Patric 1-7 0-0 2; El Mabrouk, Mourad 1-7 0-0 2; Hadidane, Mohamed 0-5 1-2 1; Nsangou, Erick 0-5 0-0 0; Dia, Papa 0-1 0-0 0. Totals 13-44 4-10 35.

SMU MUSTANGS

Hopkins, Bryan 7-10 2-3 22; Castro, Eric 4-9 4-4 12; Isham, Justin 5-9 1-4 11; Pearson, Devon 4-7 1-3 9; Simpson, Patrick 3-8 2-2 8; Ofoegbu, Ike 1-3 3-5 5; Reay, Christopher 2-2 0-0 4; Hopkins, Ryan 0-2 2-2 2; Killen, Jon 1-4 0-0 2; Ritter, Paulius 0-1 1-2 1. Totals 27-55 16-25 76.

Interhoop BWB Africa All-Stars 27 8 - 35

SMU Mustangs.................. 42 34 - 76

3-point goals-Interhoop BWB Africa All-Stars 5-15 (Banny, Vassy 3-4; Negedu, Emmanuel 1-2; Seck, Mouhamed 1-2; Bouli Elandi, Patric 0-2; El Mabrouk, Mourad 0-2; Nsangou, Erick 0-2; Dia, Papa 0-1), SMU Mustangs 6-15 (Hopkins, Bryan 6-8; Isham, Justin 0-1; Pearson, Devon 0-2; Simpson, Patrick 0-1; Ofoegbu, Ike 0-1; Hopkins, Ryan 0-1; Killen, Jon 0-1). Fouled out?Interhoop BWB Africa All-Stars-None, SMU Mustangs-None. Rebounds-Interhoop BWB Africa All-Stars 28 (Sene, Mouhamed Saer 7), SMU Mustangs 47 (Simpson, Patrick 7).

Assists-Interhoop BWB Africa All-Stars 3 (Nsangou, Erick 1; Hadidane, Mohamed 1; Sene, Mouhamed Saer 1), SMU Mustangs 17 (Hopkins, Bryan 6). Total fouls-Interhoop BWB Africa All-Stars 21, SMU Mustangs 14.

 

 

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