Fresno State vs Southern Methodist

Fresno St. 54, SMU 52

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STANFORD, Calif. (AP) - Kevin Olekaibe scored 24 points, including a 3-pointer with 26.1 seconds remaining to give Fresno State the lead for good in a 54-52 victory over Southern Methodist Tuesday night.

The teams met in a consolation game of the NIT Season Tip-Off.

Jonathan Wills and Ryan Manuel each hit a pair of free throws in the final 13 seconds to clinch it for the Bulldogs (2-1), who overcame a 10-point deficit in the second half.

Cannen Cunningham, in his first career start, scored 17 points and grabbed nine rebounds for the Mustangs (1-2). Robert Nyakundi added 14 points and London Giles had 11.

Olekaibe led Fresno State with 24 points. Kevin Foster had 10.

SMU recovered from an early 10-point deficit to take a 22-21 halftime edge.

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Fresno State (2-1) «213354
Southern Methodist (1-2)223052
 

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Fresno State Bulldogs
K. Foster, F323-113-690410
J. Brown, F191-40-03042
K. Olekaibe, G387-175-633224
S. Shepp, G381-50-06523
J. Wills, G342-64-43138
L. McGaughey181-40-00012
T. Johnson151-32-23125
G. Hefeng50-00-01010
G. Johnson10-10-00000
Totals 16-5114-1831101954
 31.4%77.8% 
Southern Methodist Mustangs
R. Nyakundi, F375-112-261314
C. Cunningham, C346-105-791017
J. Samarrippas, G343-70-02128
L. Giles, G334-72-341211
J. Jones, G91-30-14122
A. Patsevich280-40-03150
R. Manuel170-10-02110
R. Vilde60-00-00010
E. Norman20-10-01000
Totals 19-449-133671652
 43.2%69.2% 
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Utah Valley12-319-12
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Grand Canyon10-615-15
Chicago St.8-813-19
Idaho7-916-18
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Seattle5-1113-17
UT-Pan Am5-119-23

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Louisville15-331-6
Cincinnati15-327-7
Connecticut12-632-8
SMU12-627-10
Memphis12-624-10
Houston8-1017-16
Rutgers5-1312-21
UCF4-1413-18
Temple4-149-22
So. Florida3-1512-20
 
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