Georgia Southern vs SMU

SMU 55, Georgia Southern 49

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DALLAS (AP) - Cannen Cunningham hit two key free throws down the stretch and scored a career-high 18 points to help SMU defeat Georgia Southern 55-49 on Sunday.

Cunningham's free throws came with 30 seconds left to build the lead to 53-49 and Robert Nyakundi hit two more free throws with 15 seconds left for the Mustangs (4-3). Nyakundi's second free throw gave him 1,000 career points. He finished with 11 points.

London Giles scored 14 for SMU, and Jalen Jones grabbed a career-high 10 rebounds, helping the Mustangs to a 36-25 advantage on the glass.

Georgia Southern (1-4) scored 22 points off turnovers, but SMU made up for miscues with 24 points off the bench.

Eric Ferguson and Jelani Hewitt each scored 14 points for Georgia Southern.

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Georgia Southern Eagles
E. Ferguson, F317-120-060414
C. Baskerville, F260-20-23030
J. Hewitt, G335-122-252114
B. Drayton III, G282-91-12225
W. Powers, G201-32-34225
J. Pernell263-60-01028
T. Bussey141-21-40123
M. Baynham130-00-01020
T. Brown60-00-01000
K. Dunnican30-00-00010
Totals 19-466-122571949
 41.3%50% 
SMU Mustangs
R. Nyakundi, F323-82-261411
R. Vilde, F121-10-01012
J. Samarrippas, G360-50-00720
L. Giles, G334-112-240114
J. Jones, G201-52-210114
C. Cunningham287-94-571218
A. Patsevich210-30-04310
R. Clinkscales141-32-22005
R. Manuel40-11-20001
Totals 17-4613-1536131255
 37%86.7% 
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Wofford9-714-15203
Samford7-816-12168
Mercer7-813-15202
VMI3-126-20320
Citadel2-139-19306
W. Carolina2-137-21260

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Houston9-518-861
UConn9-514-12103
Memphis8-618-9111
UCF8-717-10102
Tulsa6-812-14115
Temple5-1014-14105
E. Carolina4-1012-15232
Tulane2-125-21269
So. Florida1-147-19295
 
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